Hostage Released; Man Arrested After West Side Standoff
A hostage standoff with police is over.
Metro police brought in SWAT and Crisis Negotiators to the 7300 block of Flatsedge Drive, on the west side, where a man reportedly punched a woman in the face and refused to let her go.
The incident started about 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Eight hours later, police stormed the house, arrested the suspect and took the hostage to the hospital.
Police are talking with 33-year-old Cortez Dodd to determine what charges he will face.
The woman held hostage was not seriously injured.