|Published:||Jun 16, 2010 10:42 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 16, 2010 7:43 PM EDT|
Cape Coral, Fla - A Cape Coral man was taken into custody after locking himself inside his home then opening fire.
It happened on Bolado Parkway Wednesday morning.
For 12 year-old Dennis Ballester. the first day of summer vacation didn't go as planned.
"I was just expecting a nice slow day," Dennis said.
But then he heard sirens and his quiet day of rest changed.
"I came out and there's like four cop cars making a barricade in the road," he said.
On Wednesday, Cape police surrounded a home on Bolado Parkway after getting a concerning call the man inside was firing a gun.
Police rushed to the house.
Roped off the street and set up a perimeter.
An aspiring journalist, that's when Dennis went into action.
Grabbing his camera, he took this video of police surrounding the home.
"Everytime I see something funny or exciting I try to take a video of it," Dennis said.
Dennis didn't hear any gun fire.
Neighbors were stunned by the scene on their quiet road.
"I brought my dogs outside and saw all these cops. I was surprised," one neighbor said.
Police say the man, who has not been identified fired shots in his home.
There was concern he had more weapons inside the house.
Mo one knows why he shot up his house, but surrounded by police he surrendered peacefully.
"All of a sudden he came out with his hands up," Dennis said.
Dennis says the ordeal lasted less than 30 minutes, but leaves a lasting impression on the future journalist.
"I wanted to catch the moment," he said.
No one was injured in Wednesday's incident.