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After a standoff of several hours, Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies have apprehended the man who holed up at his home on Bayou Bend Road in rural Lafayette Parish on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The SWAT team was on the scene.

Lafayette Parish deputies are on the scene of a stand-off on Bayou Bend Road in rural Lafayette Parish.

As of 2:15 p.m., deputies have been trying to persuade a person, who may have mental health issues, to come out of his home.

The man has fired a weapon at deputies' equipment, but no one has been injured, a spokesman said.

Deputies have been called to the scene several times since Monday, the spokesman said. Some of the calls were just general disturbance calls, but on Wednesday someone reported the man was walking around with a weapon in his hand, possibly a knife or sword, the spokesman said.

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