UPDATE: Suspect arrested after standoff at Dogwood Terrace was wanted for Budgetel Inn homicide

March 25th, 1:15 PM EDT

RICHMOND COUNTY (WFXG) - UPDATE: We now have more information about Thursday afternoon's standoff at Dogwood Terrace Apartments.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marshals assisted in the arrest of Aukuan Burns, who was wanted in connection to a homicide that happened Feb. 4 at the Budgetel Inn on Fifth St.

Burns had outstanding warrants for murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.


According to Richmond County Dispatch, a suspect is now in custody after an alleged altercation at Dogwood Terrace Apartments.

Richmond County deputies arrived on the scene at 12:25 p.m. says dispatch.

Details are limited.

Stick with FOX 54 as we work to obtain more information.

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