Man in custody after police standoff in Chickasaw

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UPDATE 10/13/19 10:30 AM: Chickasaw Police confirmed the identity of the man arrested following the standoff Saturday:

Bruce Duane Peek II charged with Domestic Violence 3 (investigators found that he shot into the top of the doorframe and not at her) resisting arrest, and discharging a firearm in the city limits.

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CHICKASAW (WKRG) — UPDATE: Chickasaw police have a man in custody after an hour-long standoff.

Officers responded to a home at 6th and Grant streets after shots were fired. Police say the man was threatening to kill his wife.

The man barricaded himself inside the home, and Chickasaw SWAT was called to the scene.

SWAT members were able to take the man into custody at about 4:40 p.m., and no one was injured. He is being transported to Chickasaw jail.

The man’s parents told News 5 that their son had a mental breakdown and they have seen this type of behavior before.

Original story

Police have a home surrounded at Grant and 6th Streets in Chickasaw.

A man is barricaded inside. Saraland and Chickasaw police are on the scene.

We are working to get more information.

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