Police say a man arguing with his parent's led to an Thursday night standoff in Pontoon Beach.  Around 8:00pm 28-year-old Brandon J. Caple allegedly began firing shots inside a home on Carla Drive after fighting with his mom and dad.  Nearby neighbors were evacuated as a precaution.  SWAT teams even used a robot at one point to try and reach the gunman.  He was taken into custody without incident around 4:00 a.m.  He has been charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault, aggravated discharge, and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.  He is being held on a $50,000 bond.

East Alton police were holding 50-year-old Patricia A. Patterson of the 500 block of Dry Street of theft under $500 and on a warrant.  There was no one new being held in the Wood River Jail this morning.  Alton police reports were unavailable due to numerous bookings in progress.

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