Suspected gunman surrenders after standoff

LEALMAN, Fla. - Pinellas County deputies arrested a Pinellas Park man Wednesday after, they say, he pulled a gun on a St. Petersburg police officer early that morning.  

After pointing the gun at an officer just after midnight, deputies say Andrew Michael Giannisis, 32, took off.  Officers later determined he was at a home in Lealman in the 4400 block of 40th Street North..

Giannisis barricaded himself in the home, but ultimately surrendered after deputies released chemical agents into the home.

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