One arrested after standoff in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A standoff in Lowndes County landed one person in jail.

It happened at a home on Jess Lyons Road about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said they went to the home after getting a call that a person had been shot.

Brent Swan, with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, said once on scene deputies learned a 27-year-old man had been beat-up, but wasn’t shot.

Investigators said Nicholas Vaughn, 24, refused to come out of the home.

About three hours after the 911 call, the Lowndes County Swat Team was able to get Vaughn to surrender.

He’s now charged with aggravated assault and burglary of an auto.

Bond has not been set for Vaughn.

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