DETROIT (WWJ) – A 45-year-old former U.S. Marine has been arrested following a standoff with police overnight in Southwest Detroit.

Police said Daniel Torres was holed up in the basement of a multi-family home on Springwells, near I-94 and Lonyo, early Friday morning.

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People in the home were partying, Police Commander Alvin Barron said, when an argument broke out over a landlord-tenant dispute.

Daniel Torres (credit: Detroit police)

Daniel Torres (credit: Detroit police)

Barron said Torres, who is the landlord, was believed to be drunk and may have been taking some pills before he allegedly assaulted a woman who lived in the home.

Police were able to get six other people out of the house and onto a bus to stay warm while police dealt with the situation.

The standoff ended with Torres taken into custody after a few hours.

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“The suspect has surrendered,” Barron told WWJ’s Mike Campbell and other reporters at the scene. “Our Special Response  Team deployed a chemical agent into the area where the suspect was barricaded. He then left the location without incident.”

No people were hurt, but police did have to shoot an uncooperative dog at the scene, Barron said.

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Torres was taken to a local hospital to make sure he’s medically OK before being transferred to jail.