Mackay Police are being praised for being able to negotiate down a gunman in the C-B-D over night. A 28 year old man is in court this morning.. charged with a number of offences including going armed to cause fear. Officers negotiating with the man after locking down the main street after reports of shots being fired in the air. Police say the alleged offender had two long arm guns on him. The man surrendering to officers around 8PM. Detective Inspector Brendan Smith says they reached out to the mans family to help resolve the matter.