GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) — Police say a man is facing charges after a nearly three-hour long standoff.
Greenville Police Department said in a news release that 35-year-old Louis Melvin Foster will be charged with discharging a weapon within the city limits and could face additional charges.
Police say Foster discharged a weapon as his mother was returning to the home they share on Marsailles Court. It happened around 1:10 a.m. Monday.
Police say Foster barricaded himself in the home.
SWAT and crisis negotiators responded to the scene.
The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office also provided a robot that aided in the standoff.
SWAT officers entered the home shortly before 3:50 a.m. Monday.
No one was reportedly hurt.
Police say Foster, a paraplegic confined to a wheelchair, was taken into custody without incident.
Foster was taken to a medical facility for evaluation.
Police say he will be charged with discharging a weapon in city limits after his release. More charges are possible.