This morning at approximately 10:41 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of E. 25th Avenue regarding an armed subject. Police located the described subject near First Place Family Shelter, and observed him in possession of an axe.
The subject was contacted by police and taken into custody on a non criminal hold and transported to the hospital.
South Eugene High School and Roosevelt Middle School were temporary placed on lockout and traffic was rerouted in the area of 24th and 19th Avenue for a short period of time during the incident.
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