Fugitive wanted in Florida arrested following standoff in Awendaw

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office say they have taken a fugitive into custody following a standoff at a home in Awendaw.

Authorities say the fugitive is wanted on an attempted murder charge in Florida.

According to investigators, another person inside the home was also refusing to come out.  No word yet if that person will face any charges.

The sheriff's office says their department was assisting the U.S. Marshals Office in the incident.

Motorists in the area reported seeing SWAT also on the scene.

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