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Barricaded gunman holds standoff with Columbus police

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Gerald Wilcox, 46. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail Gerald Wilcox, 46. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A Columbus man is in custody after allegedly barricading himself inside his home on Moon Rd and shooting at police.

The police standoff lasted for hours.

Police say they were called to the home around 10 p.m. Thursday night when the man started firing a gun. The swat team was then called in. 

Eventually, the man was taken into custody without injury.

The suspect is 46-year-old Gerald Wilcox and is charged with reckless conduct and discharging a firearm within city limits. His court date is scheduled for Saturday, June 28 in Recorder's Court at 8 a.m.

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