DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A suspect is in custody Sunday morning following a standoff at a home in Dayton that lasted nearly 12 hours.
A road was shut down and SWAT was called after a wanted suspect was located at the home on the 5000 block of Wagner Ford Road and Needmore Road. Wagner Ford Road was closed for several hours.
Sheriff Rob Streck said events started 24 hours prior when the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was notified of reports of violent crimes.
Deputies went to deliver a search warrant to the person who rented the house, when the suspect was spotted running inside, Streck said.
Streck said sheriff’s deputies were at the home on Wagner Ford Road for several hours before calling in the Montgomery County Regional SWAT Team around 2 p.m.
“We were able to get several other people that were inside the house out, after that, we were able to confirm the suspect was in there by himself,” Streck said.
After announcements did not work, SWAT broke down the door to the home, and later set off tear gas inside the first floor and what appeared to be the basement.
According to authorities there were changes to the design of house that made it challenging for SWAT .
Streck said the goal of this standoff was for it to end peacefully.
He said there was a raid at the house several years ago, but it did not involve the suspect they are searching for Saturday.
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