UPDATE: Standoff on Asa Drive ends, suspect in custody


UPDATE 11/12/2021 10:12 a.m. – A standoff on Asa Drive came to a close Friday around 10:00 a.m., when a man came out the house he was barricaded in and surrendered to police.

UPDATE 11/12/2021 4:37 a.m. – Law enforcement and emergency vehicles remain on scene at the intersection of the 700 block of Asa Drive and the 5900 block of Upland Way in Columbus. A portion of this intersection is blocked off by Columbus Police Department.

UPDATE 11/11/2021 5:30 p.m. – Local law enforcement are on the scene of a standoff in Columbus. According to officials with the Columbus Police Department, on Thursday, a man barricaded himself inside a home after firing a gunshot.

The standoff is happening in the area of Asa Drive and Andrea Drive.

Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon told News 3 no one was injured when the shot was fired, but the shooter is refusing to come out of the home.

The area near the home is currently blocked off by police.

News 3 has a crew on scene and will provide further updates on-air and on WRBL.com.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – There is a heavy police presence in the area of Asa Drive and Andrea Drive.

Multiple police units have responded to the scene. Details about the situation are limited at this time.

Police are asking everyone to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. WRBL News 3 has a reporter on scene and is working to gather more information. Stay with us on air and online for new details as they become available.

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