WAYNESBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A barricade situation in Lincoln County ended without incident late Thursday night with a man’s arrest.
State Police say 52-year old Jeffery A. Burton was taken into custody without incident.
Investigators say it began just before 8:00 p.m. with a call about a domestic dispute at a home on Old Somerset Road, outside of Waynesburg.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies say when they arrived on the scene, they heard a gunshot inside the home.
Investigators say Burton’s wife managed to escape unharmed while her husband remained barricaded inside for about three hours.
State Police say authorities were able to make contact with Burton and talked him into giving himself up.
He was lodged in the Lincoln County Detention Center where he was charged with two counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, according to State Police.
No injuries were reported, according to investigators.