A man is in custody after an eight hour siege in the Hunter region overnight.
Around 10.00pm, Police raced to a home at Laguna, 50km south-west of Cessnock, after receiving reports of shots being fired.
On arrival, officers found a man inside the home, allegedly armed with a firearm.
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A perimeter was established and specialist police were called to the scene to assist.
About 6.30am this morning, a man was taken into custody and a number of firearms secured.
A woman, who is believed to have been in the home, is assisting police.
There have been no reports of injuries.
Investigations remain ongoing.