Man gives self up after almost three hour standoff with KPD


A two-and-half hour standoff in West Knoxville finally ended Friday night with the suspect being taken into custody unharmed, authorities said.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, officers responded to a home on the 7100 block of Cheshire Drive after reports of a domestic disturbance with shots being fired.

Authorities said it was reported a man had came from the home and shot at a vehicle in the driveway. A woman fled the scene and was later found unharmed, police said.

When officers arrived, they found the man holding a handgun and he retreated inside the home.

He refused to come out after officers commands and Knoxville Police Department negotiators were called to the scene.

After two-and-a-half hours, negotiations were successful and he gave himself up, authorities said.

The incident is under further investigation.