Man barricades himself in gas station restroom in Muscle Shoals

Man barricades himself in gas station restroom in Muscle Shoals
Muscle Shoals police were involved in a standoff at a Delta gas station. (Source: WAFF)
Muscle Shoals police were involved in a standoff at a Delta gas station. (Source: WAFF)

MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) - A police standoff at a Muscle Shoals gas station ended peacefully Monday night.

Police said they were called to a Delta station on Wilson Dam Road at about 6:30 p.m. The call involved a man in the restroom who reportedly said he had a gun.

Muscle Shoals police deployed a tactical team after they could not get him to come out.

Police say there was a language barrier.

Police got the man out safely after about three hours. He turned out to not be armed.

Officers sad the man was doing illegal drugs in the restroom. He had cocaine with him, they said.

The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Edgar Lopez.

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