Police responded to a barricade situation in Marion on Thursday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
An armed man was held-up in a home in the 300 block of West Church Street in downtown Marion.
According to police, he was holding a female at gunpoint but she got away. The man has threatened to shoot medics at the scene.
Roads in the area are closed, and homes were evacuated.
The suspect, Ian Miller, was cleared from the home by police around 4 p.m.
Miller was seen being put into an ambulance after the situation was over. Marion police said he had a minor self-inflicted injury.
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