LICKING – A man has barricaded himself into his home armed with an assault rifle and is currently in a stand off with law enforcement in Licking county.
According to Sheriff Randy Thorp, Licking County Sheriffs Deputies are in the 11000 block of Rocky Fork Rd in a stand-off with a subject that when approached to be served and arrested on warrants barricaded himself in the residence.
He states he is armed with an assault rifle, states he has no desire to hurt anyone else, has threatened to harm himself. He is the only person in the residence.
Swat is standing by on the scene, the Crisis Intervention Team and negotiators are actively engaged with the subject. No one has been injured.