Ormond Beach police standoff ends peacefully
Woman, children went to neighbor's house for help, police say
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – A police standoff in Ormond Beach ended peacefully Wednesday morning.
Ormond Beach police surrounded a house on Levee Lane after receiving a call that a man, later identified by authorities as Kevin Hamilton, 36, was holding his wife and children hostage.
Police said they received a call around 1 a.m. about a domestic incident. A woman and her two children were able to leave the home and went to a neighbor's house for help, police said.
When officers arrived, Hamilton started shooting a gun inside the home, according to police.
Ormond Beach police said Hamilton was taken into custody after he surrendered and left the home.
Volusia County authorities alerted residents located within 1 mile of the home about the incident.
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