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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Oak Ridge police spent hours talking down a man armed with an AK-47.
The stand off started around 11:30 Tuesday night on Pratt Lane.
Police evacuated nearby homes, and a negotiator showed up with a PA system to talk with the man.
He eventually walked out of the home and surrendered around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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