Hostage situation ends with arrest

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A man is in custody this morning, after a standoff with Richmond County deputies.

It all started when police were called to a home near Turkmen Spring road, just off Wrightsboro road in Augusta.

Authorities say the suspect barricaded himself inside the home  and took a hostage.

One person was shot during the incident but the victim’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A deputy was also fired up0on  during the standoff, but was not hit.

The suspect surrendered to police just after 10 p.m. Sunday night.

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