SWAT Arrests Man Accused Of Threatening A Woman With A Gun


UPDATED: Wednesday August 13, 2014 5:14 AM

Columbus Police have a man in custody after a SWAT standoff Wednesday morning.

Police were flagged down around 3:00 a.m. near 11th Avenue by a woman who said she was threatened with a gun.

They found the suspect inside a home nearby on 8th Avenue and Summit Street. When police arrived, the man barricaded himself inside the home, along with two children.

That's what police called SWAT to the scene.

Officers evacuated neighbors living nearby to a safe place while they negotiated with the man.

Eventually, the suspect complied with police and surrendered.

The children inside the home were not injured.

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