An armed standoff has finally ended in Mount Pearl.

Justin Wiseman was taken out of the house on Jersey Avenue after several hours barricaded inside. Police had to forcefully enter the house because Wiseman had started a fire. He was taken away in an ambulance.

Wiseman is well-known to police. He spoke to NTV’s Glen Carter during the standoff to tell his story. Wiseman says he has tried to turn his life around but has not succeeded.