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One person detained following standoff on James Island

Authorities are currently on the scene of a 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. 

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