The standoff began just after 7am this morning at the Tony Sudekum Apartments on Charles E. Davis Boulevard in Nashville. The suspect identified by Nashville police is 29 year old Justin Jones. Police a ledge the situation arose during an argument between Jones and his wife. Police arrived on site after Joes took his 11 year old daughter outside and fired multiple shots into the ground. During the ordeal Jones fired shots hitting Office Gary Hutcherson in the shoulder. Hutcherson was taken to Vanderbilt treated and released.
Jones fired shots from inside the apartment. Officer Gerry Hutcheson appears to have been hit in the shoulder by a non-penetrating round. He has been taken to a hospital to be checked out. pic.twitter.com/gAe4zQg6MP— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) February 7, 2018
Nearby residents were evacuated to a MTA bus parked a few blocks away, and several neighborhood schools were placed on lockdown during the event per school policy.
Police arrested Jones after the stand off before 2pm today. Jones has been charged with Aggravated Assault and may face additional charges.
These SWAT officers worked to protect the Napier-Sudekum community and bring Justin Jones into custody during an hours long standoff. pic.twitter.com/yThKOpwqqW— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) February 7, 2018