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Man arrested after 13-hour barricade lockdown, SCSO says

Updated: Jun. 13, 2021 at 7:56 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said a 13-hour barricade situation ended peacefully with one person arrested.

Officials say Marcus Boyd, 49, surrendered to law enforcement Sunday after barricading himself inside a home with weapons.

He has is being charged with three counts of aggravated assault and two counts of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, according to SCSO.

The standoff started around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Stable Run Dr.

SWAT and negotiators went to the scene to deescalate the situation while Sheriffs evacuated homes in the area for safety.

They are asking for people to avoid the area until they resolve the situation.

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