Key Bridge temporarily shut down after man threatens to harm himself

The Key Bridge has reopened after being shut down for a couple of hours Tuesday night due to police activity.

D.C. police say at around 8:10 p.m., a man on the bridge threatened to hurt himself. Authorities closed the bridge off to vehicle and pedestrian traffic while attempting to negotiate a safe and peaceful outcome with the man.

Just after 10 p.m., police say the man was taken into custody safely.

The bridge reopened shortly afterwards.