Suspect in police custody after standoff on Gatewood Avenue in Columbus

Suspect in police custody after standoff on Gatewood Avenue in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect who caused a standoff in Columbus Tuesday evening is in police custody.

The standoff was at a home in the 4500 block of Gatewood Avenue near Reese Road.

Columbus police said a tip led them to serve several warrants to the suspect who was barricaded in the house. The standoff lasted for over an hour. The suspect’s mother returned to the residence and let police inside.

Neighbors said it’s the first time something like this has happened in the neighborhood. The identity of the suspect has not been released.

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