Northwest Florida

BREAKING: Suspect in custody after standoff in Escambia County, Florida


A SWAT team and Escambia County deputies are at a house near Avery and Hollywood in Escambia County where a man has barricaded himself inside.

The suspect was taken into custody around  5 p.m.

Shots could be heard coming from the scene around 4 p.m. 

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said deputies were responding to a trespassing call when a man ran into the home and fired "something" at the deputies. The sheriff's office is unsure what exactly was fired at them. Officials say a ricochet hit one of the deputies. 

The sheriff's office identified the suspect as Dale Allen Brown.

The sheriff's office says the deputy hit is okay. 

News 5 has a crew on the way. We will continue to update you as more information comes in. 








Mobile County

Baldwin County

Northwest Florida