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Man surrenders without incident after pursuit by Dolgeville Police

By WKTV News

DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Residents in the Village of Dolgeville got quite a start Monday morning, when they received an alert to avoid a particular area and stay in their homes as word quickly spread through the village that police were searching for a man who reportedly had a gun.

Early Monday morning, Dolgeville Police had received a report of someone with a gun at a residence located at 52 Dolge Ave. When officers arrived on scene, they say that the man was gone from the residence.

Working together with Dolgeville Central School, authorities sent out a notification to residents, telling them to stay away from the Dolge Ave area and letting anyone who was already in the Dolge Ave area know to stay inside their residence.,

According to police, the man - identified as Daniel A. Nellis, 39, was located shortly after at a residence at 174 Hoffman Road in Oppenheim, where he surrendered without incident. Authorities said he went to Fulton County Mental Health where he was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.

Dolgeville Police said that Nellis was listed as living at both the Dolgeville and Oppenheim residence.

The investigation is ongoing, but police are not releasing what charges they are following or may be following at this time. Police said it is not believed that Nellis made any threats to anyone during the course of the incident, and no one was harmed.

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