Officers responded to a residence off Oxford School Road which is in Northwesten Alexander County around 2am. Sheriff Bowman says 911 got a call about a domestic issue at the residence. When deputies arrived, the occupant Dan Ladel Gaines age 46 refused to allow officers to enter the home and refused initially to cooperate. Additional officers responded and it was discovered that Gaines was in the home with his wife. Sheriff Bowman says the incident involved Gaines and his adult son. The Sheriff also indicates that prior to officers arriving Gaines fired a weapon striking no one.
Following a standoff of around 90 minutes , Gaines surrendered to authorities. Gaines is charged with communicating threats, and obstructing and delaying officers. The investigation is ongoing.
Gaines was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center and given a $10,000 secured bond.