Suspect in custody following standoff with SWAT in Aiken

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

AIKEN, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- Aiken Department of Public Safety they have a suspect in custody following a brief standoff Thursday afternoon.

That standoff took place at a residence on the corner of Schroeder Avenue and Alfred Street.

Schroeder Avenue from Alfred Street to Aldrich Street was blocked. The 1200 block of Hahn Avenue was also blocked.

​Officers say it began as an argument between a boyfriend and his girlfriend.

The boyfriend is accused of assault after pointing and presenting his firearm.

More on this story as it develops.