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UPDATE: Man in custody following Albany standoff

Scene of Albany standoff on June, 4, 2021.
Scene of Albany standoff on June, 4, 2021.(WALB)
Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 10:30 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A standoff Friday night with Albany police and a man who had a gun ended without incident.

WALB News 10 was notified Friday evening that there was a heavy police presence near the intersection of Dawson Road and Lucille Street.

Scene of Albany standoff on June, 4, 2021.
Scene of Albany standoff on June, 4, 2021.(WALB)

APD responded to our request for information by saying there was a wanted person in the 1200 block of Julia Avenue who put a gun to his head and threatened suicide.

Police said that along with APD, a hostage negotiator and SWAT were on the scene.

Just after 10:15 p.m., police told WALB that the man had been taken into custody.

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