Man in custody after hours-long SWAT standoff at Dayton home

DAYTON — A man is in custody after an hours-long standoff ends peacefully at a Dayton home early Wednesday morning.

Around 4:30 p.m. police were called to a house in the area of South Hedges and East Third Street after a mother called in and said they were concerned after their son bought a gun, according to Montgomery County regional dispatch.

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Close to an hour later, Dayton Police Department posted on their social media that there was “police activity” in that area and that people should avoid it.

Major Chris Malson, Incident Commander for the Dayton Police Department, told News Center 7 that SWAT was called to the multi-unit house around 7:00 p.m.

Around 2:30 a.m. the officers were able to convince the man to exit the building peacefully. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody, according to Major Malson.

During the incident, there was only one other person inside the Airbnb.

Dayton Police say detectives will be following up with this investigation later today.

We are following the developing story and will update you as new information becomes available.

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