A man wanted for attempted homicide is now in custody hours after causing a SWAT situation in Jacksonville Beach.
The man, identified as 33-year-old Brian Jones, barricaded himself inside an apartment near 7th Street. S. and 3rd Avenue S. Thursday afternoon, causing the Jacksonville Beach Police SWAT team to respond. Police also evacuated nearby homes as a precaution.
Around 8:30 p.m., police were able to get him out of the home with no forced entry. They said no one was harmed.
Police also took several people into custody and questioned them after they were found inside of the suspect's vehicle. They have been released.
The suspect will be taken to the Duval County Jail, according to police.
Residents were able to return to their homes around 10 p.m.
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