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Police: Standoff suspect sends officers to wrong home

Madison police investigate a possibly barricaded person on Wall Triana Boulevard. (Source: WAFF) Madison police investigate a possibly barricaded person on Wall Triana Boulevard. (Source: WAFF)
MADISON, AL (WAFF) -

An hourslong standoff in Madison ended when police realized they had been sent to the wrong home.

Police say the home they had surrounded was empty and the suspect had called them from his mom's house in Athens.

Huntsville and Madison police went to a home on Wall Triana Boulevard around 11 p.m. Thursday after reports the man shot at a woman. When police got to the trailer, they were under the impression the man had barricaded himself inside.

READ MORE: Possible standoff underway in Madison

Police say the man called a few hours later saying he was at his mom's.

Athens police then arrested him.

He is currently charged with domestic violence but he could face additional charges. His name has not yet been released.

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