Update (May 3, 2022 at 10:15 a.m.) — The Oswego City Police Department provided some updates on Monday’s standoff.

Oswego City Police say that the domestic dispute that spurred the incident began over personal property inside of the home, where a man threatened his family members with a shotgun.

The man ended up leaving the residence and going into custody without incident. After an investigation, the Oswego City Police say the man was identified as 39-year-old Marcus M. Miller.

Marcus Miller, courtesy of Oswego Police

Miller was charged with:

  • Robbery in the first degree
  • Criminal possession of a weapon
  • Endangering the welfare of a child

Oswego City Police say that Miller has been transported to Oswego County CAP Court and is being held pending arraignment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator James LaDue of the Oswego Police Department at (315) 236-4854.


(WSYR-TV) — A standoff lasting more than ten hours came to a peaceful end on Monday night, according to the Oswego City Police Department.

Captain Damian Waters tells NewsChannel 9 that city police and the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported domestic dispute at around 12:50 p.m. on Monday afternoon along E. 7th Street between E. Bridge St. and E. Cayuga St.

Waters says there was a threat of a weapon involved and a man refused to come out of the home.

Police say that man was taken into custody at around 10:00 p.m. and the shelter in place order for neighbors living in the area was lifted.

There were no injuries.

Oswego City Police say they will release additional information about the incident on Tuesday morning.