6-hour standoff in Pittsburg ends peacefully

January 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A man who fired two rounds from a handgun outside his Pittsburg home is in custody after a six-hour standoff.

Police surrounded the Maple Street house and waited out 55-year-old Gregory Alexander.

He surrendered just before 5 p.m. Monday after the SWAT team arrived.

Neighbors say Alexander has a history of odd behavior.