UPDATE: Rockmart Police Chief Randy Turner reports that the suspect has been taken into custody without incident.

The nearly three-hour standoff came to a conclusion after Floyd County SWAT members launched tear gas inside the house at approximately 12:30 a.m. and the man came out on his own. 


Rockmart police are on scene of a standoff at a residence.

According to Chief Randy Turner: 

Officers received a call Friday night of a man with a gun at 547 Lane St. in the Goodyear Village area of Rockmart.

When police arrived around 9:20 p.m. they found a woman outside holding a baby claiming Dustin Leggett went inside with a gun and hit her with it in the face.

He allegedly made statements to harm himself and is the only one inside the house. Officers talked to him a few times and communication stopped.

Floyd County SWAT is on scene and attempting to establish communication as of 11:45 p.m. 

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