Man in custody following standoff in Jackson County

Shots fired from Jackson County home lead to standoff

JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Jackson County authorities confirm the man who engaged them in a hourslong standoff is in custody.

Officials say shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday, they received a call of a man firing a weapon at homes and cars of neighbors off County Road 1 just a few miles outside Paint Rock. They said when they arrived and approached his porch, he fired a couple rounds from the weapon inside his home.

Deputies retreated and set up a perimeter around the home. They talked to him with a bullhorn.

Our reporter on the scene heard four shots.

At about 10:30 p.m., Officials said the man was taken into custody. They identified him as Tim Summers. He will be charged with attempted first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, shooting into an unoccupied vehicle, and second-degree criminal mischief. There may be other charges as well.

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