Standoff Ends

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 4:21 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 4:21 PM EDT

NORTH TONAWANDA, NY ( WKBW ) A standoff ended peacefully in North Tonawanda early Wednesday morning near Tremont and Payne.

The suspect, who was hold up in a home there, willingly surrendered his rifle just before 12:30a.m.

The standoff kept police officers busy for more than 8 hours.