The Walton County Sheriff’s Office was notified around 3 pm today by the DeFuniak Springs Police Department that they received a call from a help hotline that a male was threatening to harm himself. The hotline advised him to go to the nearest hospital. A member of the HealthMark staff contacted the Sheriff’s Office and advised there was a man waiting in the ER with a gun. Deputies arrived on scene, made contact with the male and did not find a gun in his possession. The male was taken into custody and Baker Acted. The weapon, a 25 caliber pistol was located inside the male’s vehicle. No injuries were reported to any parties involved.