Police: Lebanon man arrested after armed standoff

Kevin Hicks

LEBANON, N.H (WCAX) A Lebanon man was arrested early Wednesday after allegedly threatening to shoot his girlfriend and her daughter.

It happened at a home on Meriden Road around 3:45 a.m. Police say Kevin Hicks was armed with a handgun and a shotgun and threatened to hurt his girlfriend, her 26-year-old daughter and himself. Police say after the mother locked herself in the bathroom, Hicks chased the daughter outside and fired a shotgun round into the air.

After a brief standoff with police, Hicks was taken into custody. Police say the 48-year-old had been drinking when the fight broke out.

Hicks is due in court on charges of Reckless Conduct and Criminal Threatening. No one was reported hurt.