Assault call leads to three-hour standoff in Houston County

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HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala (WTVY) - Several law enforcement agencies spent hours in a standoff Wednesday night in Houston County.

It was on East Saunders Road in a home near Coggins Trailer Park.

The initial 9-1-1 call was a reported assault. One person was believed to be armed with a handgun.

When deputies arrived at least one person ran into a home.

After a three hour standoff deputies have multiple people in custody, including a woman involved in the standoff.

Law enforcement in charge of the scene left before giving a statement.