Armed officers from Kent Police were scrambled to a property just before 11pm following a report that a man may have been armed with a gun.
A dispute between two men spilled out into Cliftonville street on Tuesday evening causing the area to be thrown into Police lockdown
A threat was made to carry out harm involving a gun. Police are understood to have evacuated a bus and the driver and passengers were made to leave after the incident was declared a firearms incident. Poice put in cordon on Arthur Road and various roads adjourning including Northdown Road.
Residents have made claims that a man in his seventies was tasered by Police twice and was arrested.
Kent Police have been approached for comment on he full circumstances