Suspect in standoff taken into custody - CBS46 News

Suspect in standoff taken into custody

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The suspect involved in a standoff with police at an apartment in Stone Mountain has been taken into custody.

According to police, Christopher Was, 41, allegedly stabbed another man at the Memorial Inn on Memorial Drive.

When officers arrived on the scene, Was was pointed out by witnesses. He fled on foot to an apartment inside the Willow Run apartment complex on the 4900 block of Central Drive.

Police blocked off Central Drive for about 2 hours. A SWAT team and a DeKalb County bomb squad were on scene.

Was was believed to be armed with a knife. He is being charged with aggravated assault.

The victim in the stabbing is listed in critical condition at an area hospital.

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