Mental health investigation prompts shelter-in-place order for Perinton neighborhood

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PERINTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office issued a shelter in place order Friday afternoon as deputies investigated a mental health incident in the Town of Perinton.

According to officials, the investigation began around 1:30 p.m. on Falling Creek Road.

Police say a person armed with several long guns was experiencing a mental health crisis. Neighbors were asked to shelter in place as negotiators worked.

After 7 hours on the scene, investigators say the person came outside peacefully. They were hospitalized for treatment.

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