Williamsport, Lycoming County- More information is emerging about the standoff that happened over the weekend in Williamsport. Police are charging Jeffery Stiber with threatening to kill his ex wife and another woman with a shotgun. They say he was lucky to have escaped the situation alive, after he fired into the air, and then started pointing his gun at police. Police tell Eyewitness News that when they go into these kind of situations they have no idea what they will be dealing with. They have to figure out what's happening and react quickly.
"Incidents like these are very stressful for officers to respond to and try to manage so you fall back on your training and hope for a good resolution. " said Captain Michael Orwig, Williamsport Police
After being treated for his shoulder wound.. Police locked up Jeffery Stiber in Lycoming County prison on 250-thousand dollars bail.