Four Madison home invasion suspects in custody in SWAT standoff
During a secondary sweep of the Florence Avenue home, SWAT officers used thermal imaging equipment and discovered a fourth suspect hidden in the attic.
Brandon Jones, 28, was found in the attic by investigators. Police say he has robbery and burglary convictions from Sumner County.
Jamarious D. Jackson, 30, was pulled out of the attic by SWAT officers earlier in the day. Two suspects identified as convicted felons Maurice Bowers, 30, and Torrey Glen, 37, surrendered just before 2:30 p.m.
Armed suspects barricaded themselves inside the Florence Avenue home Tuesday morning after police say they forced their way inside a family’s home when a teenager opened the door to let their dog back into the house. The victims were able to escape out the front door.
Metro Police have taken a third suspect into custody in a home invasion and SWAT standoff in a Madison neighborhood. SWAT has confirmed that no one else is inside the home.
SWAT went into the attic of a Florence Avenue home to take Jamarious D. Jackson, 30, into custody. "He ignored hours of command to surrender," Metro Police said.
Jackson was free on bond in connection to an arrest last month on felony cocaine and resisting arrest charges, according to Metro Police.
Two suspects identified as convicted felons Maurice Bowers, 30, and Torrey Glen, 37, surrendered just before 2:30 p.m. and have been taken to the Madison precinct for questioning.
SWAT teams surrounded the home at 1120 Florence Avenue after victims told police that four men forced their way inside the home Tuesday morning. Investigators say two adults and three minor girls, ages 10, 14 and 17, were inside at the time of the invasion.
Metro Police said two suspects in a home invasion and SWAT standoff in Madison have surrendered. Officers identified the two men in custody as convicted felons Maurice Bowers, 30, and Torrey Glen, 37.
SWAT teams have surrounded a home at 1120 Florence Avenue after victims reported that four men forced their way inside Tuesday morning. Right now, police believe at least one more person is still inside the home. Authorities have repeatedly made announcements demanding the person surrender or they will deploy chemical agents to force them out. Detectives deployed gas into the home just before 4 p.m.
Officials say that while two suspects were inside, one friend called someone else using a cell phone. FOX 17 News has learned that the friend came to the scene, enabling police to gain contact with one of the suspects inside the home. Two suspects surrendered to police following the phone conversation. They have been taken to the Madison precinct as police work to confirm their identities.
Updates will be posted here.
Four armed suspects are still barricaded inside a home in Madison after forcing their way inside this morning.
Spokesman Don Aaron with Metro Nashville Police says four armed men forced way into 1120 Florence Avenue Tuesday morning during an apparent armed robbery.
Aaron says two adults and three minor girls, ages 10, 14 and 17, were inside at the time of the invasion. The family let the two dogs out for their morning walk and when one of the dogs was scratching to get back in, the 17-year-old minor opened the door.
When she did, four people armed with handguns, possibly with extended magazines, forced their way inside.
The suspects demanded money and jewelry. The adult male heard the commotion and called police. Police said they arrived on scene very fast, within only about a minute. Police arrived and suspects fled to rear of home in an attempt to flee while the victims were able to make it out of the front door. The four men are still inside and armed.
A throw phone to communicate has been placed at the house by police but the suspects are not communicating.
“The police department is not leaving," Aaron said. "We will do what has to be done to get them out of the residence.”
SWAT remains on scene and the neighborhood is still surrounded. Aaron said the best scenario is for suspects to come out and resolve rather than have swat escalate their tactics.
During the incident, an adult male was struck in the back of the head but is okay.
A daycare in the area of Elmore Avenue and Gallatin Pike went on lockdown for the situation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - Metro Police are on scene of a reported home invasion in the Madison area.
It's happening in the 1120 block of Florence Ave. Been on public address system calling for surrender.
Police say there are possibly four armed suspects barricaded inside of a home.
SWAT and Goodlettsville Police are also responding.
Residents in the area are being evacuated while the situation develops. Roads in the area being blocked off as well.
FOX 17 News has a crew in the scene and will update this story.