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UPDATE: Suspect in Aiken Co. standoff found, sent to hospital

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Source: Mark Barber (FOX54) Source: Mark Barber (FOX54)
WAGENER, SC (WFXG) -

UPDATE:

The suspect in an Aiken County standoff Monday has been found and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

No charges will be filed at this time.

 

UPDATE:

A suspect in an Aiken County standoff has left the scene. Investigators on scene tell us the man got out of the home, but left his gun.

A k-9 team has been brought out to help search for the man. No charges are being filed at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Several agencies are on the scene of a standoff situation in Wagener, SC. Officials with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office tell FOX54 the call came in around 2:30 Monday from a family member of the suspect.

Officials say the suspect, a 29 year old white male, was arguing with a family member at a home on New Holland Road when he fired several shots in to the air.

The family member left the home. The Aiken County Sheriff's Office, SWAT, Wagener Police and SLED are on the scene. We're told the suspect is in a home alone threatening to harm himself.

FOX54 has a crew on the scene and will update you as information is released here at wfxg.com and tonight on FOX54 News at 10pm.

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