Deputies search for suspect after SWAT standoff in Augusta

Terrell Crawford Jr., 23.
Terrell Crawford Jr., 23.(WRDW)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 2:08 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A large law enforcement presence was spotted at an Augusta home Monday afternoon.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to the 1400 block of Hunter Street for a domestic call with shots fired at 11:57 a.m.

Upon arrival, deputies were told the suspect, Terrell Crawford Jr., 23, had fired shots during an argument with his family. No one was injured.

The family fled from the home, but officers believed he was still in the home.

Authorities also released a photo of Crawford.

Terrell Crawford Jr., 23.
Terrell Crawford Jr., 23.(WRDW)

Deputies secured a perimeter, and the Richmond County SWAT Team responded to the scene and made entry but did not locate Crawford.

According to the release, he is wanted for a previous aggravated assault incident that happened on Florence Street on July 5. He is also wanted for questioning in reference to an aggravated assault incident on the 1000 block of Perry Avenue on July 15.

Deputies say he has additional charges for terroristic threats and acts, reckless conduct, and associated gun-related charges.

Crawford is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Crawford, contact Inv. Manecke, Inv. Evans or any violent crimes investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080.

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