Holland man taken away by deputies after standoff

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HOLLAND (WTOL) -  After a three-hour standoff, a Holland man was talked out of his home by his family and Lucas County Sheriff deputies. Michael Swiergosz was taken away by deputies just after noon.

The standoff began about 8:45 Tuesday morning, March 10. Officers responded to shots fired at 111 Hidden Meadows off Hill Ave. between Centennial and King. They report Swiergosz got into an altercation with his wife, Barbara, and fired the shots outside. Police report his wife got away safely.

Additional information News 11 has uncovered is that the home has been in foreclosure since November. A sheriff sale was ordered for May 13.

The home was occupied by the couple and children.