UPDATE: Lynchburg SWAT Standoff Over

 

UPDATE: 12:45 p.m.

The Lynchburg Police Department identified the suspect involved in the 20-hour long standoff as James Kirk.

Kirk was taken into custody around 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 15.

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UPDATE: 11:55 a.m.

Bedford  County Sheriff Mike Brown said the "high risk" warrant officers are  trying to serve to a man barricaded inside a home is for an involuntary  manslaughter indictment, associated with DUI.

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office said the warrant was being served on behalf of Virginia State Police.

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LYNCHBURG,  Va. (WSET) -- A standoff in Lynchburg has reached more than 10 hours  after the Lynchburg Police Department said officers were assisting the  Bedford County Sheriff's office to serve a "high risk" warrant on  McVeigh Road.

Virginia State Police, medical crews, and SWAT team members also responded to the scene to help.


Rest of this story and more photos at ABC 13

 
 
 

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