Update: Mike Padgett Hwy stand-off over, man found dead

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday, December 20, 2013

RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WRDW) -- Richmond County Deputies and SWAT the man involved in a stand-off at a home on Mike Padgett Hwy has taken his own life.

Deputies were called to a mobile home near Jack's Country Store, past international paper, just after 7 a.m. and were on the scene all day.

They say the SWAT team entered the home around 4:00 p.m. and found the man dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

The man's name is being withheld until his family is notified.

Deputies evacuated nearby homes as a precaution during the stand-off.

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