Titusville Police Take Man With Handgun Into Custody

By  //  February 17, 2015

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Terry Mulvehill taken into custody for evaluation

Titusville police officers responded to a call Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at 2197 Harrison Street because a man was armed with a handgun.

Titusville police officers responded to a call Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at 2197 Harrison Street because a man was armed with a handgun.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville police officers responded to a call Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at 2197 Harrison Street because a man was armed with a handgun.

According to police, neighbors and family members were worried about Terry Mulvehill, 56, who was acting strangely and holding a handgun.

Upon arrival on the scene, officers attempted to talk to Mulvehill, but he refused to cooperate or communicate with officers.

Titusville police officers then took steps to ensure the safety of neighbors, evacuating about 10 apartments. Officers also closed Harrison Street between Royal Oak Drive and South Park Avenue for about two hours.

Eventually, negotiators from the Titusville Police Department established communications with Mulvehill over the phone, and after several minutes, he agreed to come outside and speak to officers.

Mulvehill was taken into custody for an evaluation and officers recovered a firearm from the home, according to police.

No injuries were reported, no property was damaged, and residents allowed back to their apartments by 7 p.m.

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ABOVE MAP: Titusville police officers responded to a call Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at 2197 Harrison Street because a man was armed with a handgun.


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