Standoff in Clarksville neighborhood over after man surrenders

Crime

barricaded subject Sugartree Subdivision, Courtesy, Clarksville Police

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man barricaded inside a home during a standoff with police came out on his own without incident. According to Clarksville Police, he was taken into custody for a warrant that was on file.

Elkmont Drive has now reopened to normal traffic flow.


ORIGINAL STORY:

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — According to our media partners at Clarksville Now, Clarksville police are on the scene of a standoff in the Sugartree subdivision.

Officials said this began as a domestic situation that turned into a standoff with police.

Police spokesman Detective Michael Patterson said it started around 2:30 p.m. after a subject was barricaded on Elkmont Drive.

Witnesses said there is a heavy police presence, including a Tactical Team vehicle.

Clarksville police later released a statement saying, “Clarksville Police, along with members of the Tactical Unit and Crisis Negotiations Team are currently on the scene of a barricaded subject at a residence on Elkmont Drive. Elkmont Drive is closed between Persimmon Court and Sugarcane Way.”

Barricaded subject in Sugartree Subdivision, Courtesy, Clarksville Police

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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