New details: Police activity reported in Marstons Mills

MARSTONS MILLS – Multiple police units including a State Police helicopter and a SWAT unit were called to a location off Race Lane between Old Stage Road and Route 149 late Monday evening as police were checking on a possibly armed subject in the area. The situation was declared under control shortly before midnight.

Barnstable Police Chief Matthew Sonnabend released the following statement:  “On Monday July 26th at approximately 9 PM, the Barnstable Police Department responded to the area of Capt. Baker Road in Marstons Mills for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival officers were confronted by a man brandishing a handgun. Officers took cover and called for assistance after hearing gunshots. Additional units from the Barnstable Police Department, Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council, and the Massachusetts State Police responded to the area and attempted to make contact with the armed subject verbally and over the phone without success. Upon approaching the area to continue the investigation, officers discovered the man having suffered from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident remains under investigation by the Barnstable Police, the Massachusetts State Police, and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office”

Barnstable Police are referring all further inquiries to the State Police and the DA’s Office.
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