Standoff with Nashville police ends peacefully

| April 6, 2017

NASHVILLE, Ga. – A man who prompted a standoff outside a Nashville convenience remains hospitalized after threatening suicide Tuesday.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., dispatchers were alerted that a 43-year-old man in a Dodge truck had traveled from Lowndes County and called 911 and stated he had guns in his truck and intended to commit suicide, according to reports.

Nashville Police Department officers pulled the vehicle over behind the Pit Stop convenience store in Nashville, and the man told dispatchers if officers approached he would shoot himself. A friend of the man assisted with the negotiations and around 1 a.m. Wednesday, the man surrendered peacefully.

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