Man in custody following standoff in Hurley


A nearly eight-hour standoff has come to an end in Jackson County. According to Sheriff Mike Ezell, deputies had to forcibly remove 50-year-old Joseph Carroll from a Hurley home.

Police arrived on scene at 8 a.m. on Joe Rubino Drive to find Carroll barricaded inside of a home. The sheriff says Carroll fired shots outside and waved the gun at deputies before shooting inside the house.

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Negotiations broke down and officers went inside the house to take Carroll into custody.

Carroll is charged with domestic violence and was taken to the Jackson County Jail.