UPDATE: Police ID man who barricaded inside home, give more details

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UPDATE: Police have confirmed James’ mugshot from a previous arrest in Pensacola. His new mugshot has not yet been posted.

John James

UPDATE: Police have identified John Bradley James as the suspect. He was not injured when he was taken into custody.

Police say the incident started as a domestic dispute between James and his mother and father. James fired a shot into the air Tuesday morning. Two children were in the home at the time.

Police say the mother was able to sneak out of the house with the children and get away this morning. The father was allowed to leave to go after the mother later on.

Police say they had reason to believe James was going to injure officers based on his statements earlier in the day when they had communication with him.

UPDATE: The suspect is in custody after barricading himself inside an Atmore home for several hours.

ATMORE, Ala. (WKRG) – Atmore Police are surrounding a home on Sneed Drive attempting to make contact with the person inside. Few details are available at this time, but we’re told a man has barricaded himself inside a home.

Police have the road blocked. Law enforcement arrived on scene after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

We’re working to gather more information and will update this story as it becomes available.


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