MADISON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - One person is in custody after a standoff in Madison County Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies from the sheriff's office responded to a home in the 100 block of Shiffletts Corner Lane to investigate a report of shots fired Wednesday, June 12.

Officials attempted to negotiate with the suspect before entering the home just after 3 p.m.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says there was no threat to the community.


06/12/2019 Release from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office:

The Madison County Sheriff's Office responded to the 100 block of Shiffletts Corner Lane to investigate a report of shots fired.

Currently, the Madison County Sheriff's Office is negotiating with the suspect who is in the residence.

At this time, there is no threat to the community however, because this is an on-going incident, Shiffletts Corner Lane will be closed for an undetermined amount of time.