Standoff ends in Columbia after man found dead inside bedroom of McKinley Drive home

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Posted at 1:29 PM, Feb 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-06 23:18:57-05

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — Columbia Police were on the scene of a standoff situation early Monday morning after a man fired shots at officers.

Police say they arrived at a home on McKinley Drive at 7:25 a.m. to help a woman get personal items from the house.

Six minutes after they got there, officers say they were fired at by a man inside the home.

Officers returned fire and set up a perimeter around the house.

Police say the man inside the home had a history of domestic violence.

The man also had an active arrest warrant. Police intended to serve the warrant on him Monday morning.

There are no injuries at this time to the woman officers accompanied, or the officers themselves.

Neighbors were warned to stay away from McKinley Drive.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., police entered the home and later discovered Antonio Hardy dead in a bedroom in the home. There were no signs of trauma.

Police are investigating the manner of death. No further information is available at this time.

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