Neighborhood Disrupted Overnight By Hours-Long SWAT Standoff


UPDATED: Tuesday September 2, 2014 9:38 AM

Police were questioning a man after he barricaded himself inside an east Columbus home for several hours.

It started Monday around 11:00 p.m. on Sherman Avenue near East Broad Street.

Police received a call from a woman about an altercation between her and the father of her children.

The man would not come out when police arrived.

Officers believed he may have been armed and called in SWAT.

Neighbors were warned to stay inside their homes during the standoff.

The man finally came out around 2:30 a.m. after police fired tear gas into the home.

Officers identified the suspect as 36-year-old Duane Jordan, Sr.

Police said they found a small amount of marijuana growing inside the home once they went inside.

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