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Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) SWAT, Crisis Negotiators Team (CNT), and detectives were called out early this morning for an armed, barricaded subject following a domestic assault.
JCSO Patrol deputies responded to a 911 call for a domestic assault at 2:27 a.m. on the 6000 block of Table Rock Road and the armed subject barricaded. The suspect has prior assaults on the same victim.
JCSO is working through contingency plans to create an environment and opportunity for the suspect to give up and be arrested. SWAT and CNT have made multiple notifications, and flash bang distraction devices have been deployed.
In an abundance of caution neighboring residences have been evacuated. This scene is active, avoid the area while the situation is ongoing.
Table Rock Rd near the Central Point area is temporarily closed between Vilas Road and East Gregory Road. Use alternate routes and expect delays in the general area.
Suspect has fired gun towards law enforcement on scene. Currently, at least one surrounding house has also been hit by suspects gunfire. No injuries reported at this time.
10:40a UPDATE: Unconfirmed report that the suspect is deceased. Scene transitioning over to the investigation detectives. No current community threat.
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Courtesy of JCSO