Suspect surrenders in SWAT standoff on Fort Gordon

Published: Jan. 1, 2020 at 3:45 PM EST
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Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020

FORT GORDON, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- A tense situation involving the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's SWAT team and Fort Gordon's Military Police ended peacefully late Wednesday night.

Law enforcement officials were called to Fort Gordon near Gate 1 around 4 p.m. due to a domestic situation at a home at the Gordon Terrace neighborhood on post.

Fort Gordon Law Enforcement acted with protocol in calling the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for aid.

No one outside the home was in danger, officials said, but surrounding homes were evacuated as a precaution.

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