1 in custody after standoff at Madison County home

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — A man has been taken into custody after a standoff Monday afternoon at a home south of Jackson.

The man was taken into custody after a standoff at a home on Perry Switch Road, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Madison County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Tom Mapes said deputies went to the home around 4 p.m. for a welfare check.

Mapes said the man inside reportedly had weapons and had threatened to harm himself.

“He had knives and he was threatening himself, he didn’t voluntarily surrender, but we were able to taze him, and now he’s been taken to the hospital,” said Mapes.

Mapes says the man has no serious injuries and no one was harmed or held hostage.

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