Six hour standoff leads to arrest

  • Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:21 a.m.
    UPDATED: Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:41 a.m.

Aiken Public Safety has made an arrest after a standoff that lasted for six hours this morning.

John Callahan, 52, of Aiken has been charged with discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Aiken Public Safety officers responded to the 400 block of Williamsburg Street after getting a call about shots fired. Responding offers encountered a man who fled back into his home. A perimeter was established and negotiations began, according to Public Safety.

Assistance was received by the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division.

No injuries were reported.

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