“Officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of South Bertelsen Road near West 18th Avenue,” registerguard.com reports. “A resident of the area had reported that a man was wandering around outside a duplex and pointing a rifle with a silencer at neighboring properties . . . Police sent an armored vehicle to the home, and used a crisis negotiator to contact Ryan and two other people who were there. A number of officers had their weapons drawn when Ryan emerged from the duplex. He did not put up a struggle before surrendering to police. Officers obtained permission to search the home and found the pellet gun that Ryan allegedly had been carrying, [Police Sgt. David] Natt said. He added that it can be difficult for police to know at the outset of an investigation whether or not a weapon is an actual firearm. ‘It’s a very dangerous situation,’ Natt said.” Roger that.