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Man arrested after standoff at home on Maplewood Drive near Airline Highway

2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago Monday, May 27 2024 May 27, 2024 May 27, 2024 7:01 AM May 27, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after a shots fired call led to a standoff early Monday. 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to a home on Maplewood Drive near Airline Highway after neighbors heard gunshots. 

Deputies said a man was inside his house with a gun, intoxicated, and firing shots inside his house and at law enforcement officers.

A SWAT team was called to assist and set up a perimeter around the home. The man eventually surrendered to deputies at around 6:15 a.m. and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. 

Deputies said charges for the man were pending. No one was injured. 

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