Hours-long Standoff Comes to Conclusion

The man involved in the Graves Road Spur incident was taken to a hospital after sustaining a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Updated 3:43 p.m.

spokesman Ashley Henson says the man involved in the standoff will be charged with battery due to the domestic dispute that ultimately led to the standoff, which ended shortly before 3 p.m. His name is not being released at this time, as family members have not been notified of his condition.

The location and extent of the man’s injury—a self-inflicted gunshot—was not detailed. No emergency personnel involved in the standoff sustained any injuries.

Henson said the domestic dispute that sparked the standoff is believed to be between the man and his wife.

No hostages were involved at any time during the standoff.

3:13 p.m.

Authorities have concluded a standoff at a Paulding County home that had stemmed from a domestic dispute in which two shots were fired remained inside the house.

Ashley Henson, a spokesman for the , announced just before 3 p.m. that the SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiations Team ended the standoff at the Graves Road Spur residence in Acworth without the use of force and discovered that the man involved had sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment.

The resolution came nearly 7 hours after it began. No other injuries were reported, and the incident did not involve any hostages.

Visit Dallas-Hiram Patch for further updates as they develop.

12:27 p.m.

A man has barricaded himself in a Paulding County home after a domestic dispute in which two shots were fired.

It isn't clear if the shots were fired at anyone, said Ashley Henson with the . There are no injuries or hostages, he added.

SWAT members and negotiators are at the home on an isolated road near Graves Road.

The incident started shortly after 8 a.m., Henson said.

Patch will provide more details as they become available.


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