UPDATE: Police have successfully concluded a standoff with an armed man at Microtel Inn and Suites just off of Shields Road

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Huntsville Police officers and Madison County Sheriff’s deputies have successfully concluded a standoff with an armed man at the Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham on 1820 Chase Creek Row in Huntsville.

Police and Crisis negotiators have taken a white male into custody without injuries.

Huntsville Police say shortly after 6 p.m. Friday they received a call from the Microtel management stating that maintenance personnel came to a room and found a man with a gun.

Officer immediately evacuated the area and called in special teams to handle the situation. Authorities are still in the process of talking with the man inside the hotel room.

There is no one else inside the hotel room with the man, according to police.

A Huntsville Police spokesperson said the only threats the man has made have been against himself.

Police say there is no immediate concern for public safety in the area.

A few lanes of Shields Road have been shut down in this area, but the road is not closed. Police say residents are able to safely drive to and from their residences near this area.

We will update you on-air, online, and on social media when more details are made available.


  • Juan

    Nuclear is Bird dogging again! is there anything he doesn’t know?????????? i’ll sleep well tonight knowing that he will be keeping all of us updated minute by minute.

  • Michael

    It sounds like they are using the same tact that their counterparts in Muscle Shoals did this week. If so, good for them.

    • Nuclear Mike

      You are correct and it is good for all citizens when professional police work is accomplished without lethal force.

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