Suspect in custody after standoff in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Tenn. — One person is in custody after a standoff Monday afternoon at an apartment near Lexington High School.
Lexington police say the standoff stemmed from a domestic incident at an apartment at Parkview Courts.
Police say the suspect was wanted on several warrants, and when officers arrived, he barricaded himself inside an apartment around 1:30 p.m.
Police say investigators attempted to negotiate with the suspect for about three hours before deploying gas and using a stun gun.
The suspect was arrested around 5 p.m. without incident.
No injuries were reported.
Lexington High School was placed on a soft lockdown as a precaution.