One person was taken into custody by the Licking County Sheriff's Office after a SWAT situation Sunday morning.
Licking County Sheriff's officials said they responded to a call of a possible medical emergency in the 11200 block of Fallsburg Road shortly before 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
Deputies said as they were gathering information from the caller, a male came up to them and said 29-year-old Christopher Taylor was inside the residence with a gun and was refusing to let the homeowners leave.
The man said he had been inside the residence when the incident started and got into a fight with Taylor. The man said Taylor fired his weapon and shot him in the leg, but he was able to escape. The man was taken to an area hospital, and was expected to survive.
Deputies said 27-year-old Christopher Taylor had three other individuals inside the home, and was holding them hostage with a gun. At least one of these victims was a juvenile.
Members of the Licking County Sheriff's Office hostage negotiation team as well as the SWAT unit arrived at the scene.
SWAT members said after nearly four hours of negotiations with Taylor the hostages were released without any injuries.
Detectives said Taylor refused to exit the home. That's when the SWAT unit deployed tear gas into the home and entered. Detectives said Taylor was found inside the home and taken into custody.
Taylor was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound he sustained sometime during the incident.
Detectives from the Licking County Sheriff's Office said they were conducting interviews and processing the scene for more evidence. The case was still under investigation.
During the incident, Fallsburg Road was closed between Cullison Road and Pleasant Valley Road, but was reopened around 10:30 a.m.
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