MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man is dead after an hours-long standoff at a home in Columbia Monday.
Tactical officers initially surrounded a home on McKinley Drive off Due Lane in the Gholson Woods development.
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According to Columbia police, officers and Maury County firefighters went to the home around 7:30 a.m. to help a woman who had been involved in a domestic dispute with the man inside remove her belongings from the home.
Officers were at the home for about six minutes before they were met with gunfire coming from the home. Officers returned fire, retreated and then worked to establish a perimeter around the home, according to Columbia police.
The incident also forced nearby neighbors to evacuate the area. No officers or residents were injured.
The 47-year-old man, who has not been identified, was said to have active warrants for his arrest stemming from the domestic situation.
Just before 6:30 p.m. Monday, the Maury County Sheriff’s Office reported the standoff had ended after the man’s death and that he was not killed by law enforcement officers.
No further information was made available.