JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man is in custody after authorities say he fired shots at his home within city limits on Thursday, June 26.

According to the Jamestown Police Department, the incident happened at approximately 12:45 a.m. when police were called out to check on a possible suicidal male at 409 5th St. SE in Jamestown.

The person who reported it to police said the man had weapons and would make threats towards police if they tried to contact him.

When authorities arrived they saw a shot fired inside the home, which prompted additional police officers to be called in for help.

Police say at one point, the male resident left the home and walked to a nearby building where a police officer saw them hiding at an area along the 500 block of 4th Ave SE.

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The suspect, who authorities say had a loaded handgun, was then brought into custody. Police identified him as Garrett Johnson, 24, of Jamestown. He is facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon, discharging it within city limits and reckless endangerment.

Johnson was taken to the Jamestown Regional Medical Center for further evaluation.

Police say their investigation found that two shots were fired inside the home during the incident.