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.