Standoff with man in McCalla - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Standoff with man in McCalla

MCCALLA, AL (WBRC) - A standoff Monday with man at an apartment on Eastern Valley Road ended peacefully.

Shortly after 4 p.m., FOX6 News observed the suspect walk out of the apartment and to an ambulance. Maj. Hall Logan with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept. said the man surrendered after authorities agreed to let him walk out of the apartment complex to the ambulance without being forcefully handcuffed.

The standoff began at approximately 12:45 p.m. when deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex on Eastern Valley Road.  A woman told the dispatcher her husband had assaulted her after a domestic dispute. She said she got away and called 911.

Logan said the armed man barricaded himself in the apartment and threatened to shoot anyone who came into the apartment.

Deputies on the scene said everyone was out of the building except the man. No one was hurt.

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