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September 22, 2017

Macon County Stand Off Wednesday Night Lasts Several Hours

A domestic situation in  Macon County resulted in a stand off between law enforcement and suspect.

The incident took place in the Clarks Chapel community Wednesday. The Suspect was known to have fired shots in the residence as 911 calls for help were being made. At the time of the initial altercation all parties fled the home except the suspect and a juvenile. Deputies secured the immediate area throughout the incident and travel was limited. Negotiator with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office spent several hours communicating with the suspect when the suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

EMS rendered immediate aid to the suspect who was transported to Mission Hospital for his injuries. Deputies remain in the Clarks Chapel area as detectives begin processing the scene and initiate an investigation into the incident.

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