SWAT Standoff Closes West Side Road


Police closed Hague Avenue near Sullivant Avenue in West Columbus Wednesday night due to a SWAT standoff.

Officers said they were trying to serve a gross sexual imposition warrant just before 6:30 p.m.

A man inside refused to come out and hid in the basement. Police said he had a knife and took medication.

SWAT officers entered the home after two hours of trying to negotiate with the man.

Police said he suffered a heart attack on the way to the hospital. His condition was not released.

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