Suspect in custody after barricade situation in Groveport



GROVEPORT, Ohio (WCMH) — A suspect is in custody after a barricade situation in Groveport after police believe shots were fired inside a home Saturday night.

According to the Groveport Police, officers responded to a call on the 4800 block of Elmont Place at approximately 5:43 p.m. after a neighbor called to say they heard gunshots or fireworks inside a home next door.

When officers arrived, a woman came out of a residence and said there were bullet holes and smoke inside the home. Officers discovered there were bullet holes in the residence as well as in some surrounding homes.

The suspect refused to come out of the home once they arrived, police said. Columbus Police’s SWAT team was called in to help with the situation. Police do not believe there is anyone inside the home with the suspect.

Groveport Police said the man surrendered to Columbus Police.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on

Today's Central OH Forecast

Get severe weather email alerts

Don't Miss

Local News

Liz McGiffin: Hot end to the weekend ahead of a big cooldown

Fans have easier time getting into Ohio Stadium after digtial ticket issues during home opener

Columbus event offers free haircuts, political engagement

Columbus Latino festival offers live music, international flavor

Ohio State University Marching Band halftime performance for Sept. 18, 2021

AEP reports 6,700 customers without power in downtown, west Columbus

More Local News