One person detained following standoff on James Island
Authorities are currently on the scene of a standoff on James Island
JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -
One person has been detained following a standoff on James Island on Friday.
The SWAT team and negotiators were on the scene of a situation on Fort Johnson Road.
According to authorities, at about 1:30 p.m., a suspect made threatening gestures toward a deputy with a crowbar after authorities had arrived at the residence to perform a court-ordered pick up on the suspect.
The man, who is reportedly mentally ill, refused to leave the residence.
At 6:09 p.m., the Charleston County Sheriff's Office announced that the situation resolved peacefully and that the subject was taken into custody.