10/21/16, 7:30 PM: The stand-off situation on Hilton Avenue has come to an end.
Chief of Police Ricky Boren said in a press conference that 34-year-old Daniel Crisp has been arrested and will be charged with burglary, theft of the moped, with other charges pending.
Crisp is the person seen in the photograph released by police.
UPDATE 10/21/16 5:40 PM: Columbus police is asking for your help in identifying this man seen on a scooter.
Detective Long says the photo came from officers on the scene on Hilton Avenue and is a possible burglary suspect.
If you have any information on this man you are asked to call Investigative Services at 706-653-3400.
UPDATE 10/21/16 5:25 PM: Mayor Teresa Tomlinson says the scene on Hilton Avenue is still an active situation and appears to be a standoff.
Tomlinson says there was three flash bangs right before 5 p.m. Friday.
There are no hostages and the family of the home is safe according to Mayor Tomlinson.
UPDATE 10/21/16 4:20 PM: Mayor Teresa Tomlinson says a Columbus police officer was shot Friday afternoon.
The scene in the 3300 block of Hilton Avenue is still an active situation.
The officer was transported to Midtown Medical Center where he was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries.
Mayor Tomlinson also says the bullet did not penetrate the vest, but will have heavy bruising.
(ORIGINAL STORY) COLUMBUS, Ga. – Heavy police presence is surrounding a home on Hilton Avenue after reports of a possible officer-involved shooting Friday afternoon.
Columbus Fire and EMS, Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT), Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene.
Richards Middle School is on secure perimeter as a precaution according to Muscogee County School District communications director Valerie Fuller. Her statement is below:
Students and staff are safe.
Clubview and Richards is/was on a secured perimeter as a precaution, not lock-down.
Children were brought inside the school from the grounds and activities continued inside the school. People can/could still go in and out under secured perimeter. Under a lockdown no one is allowed in or of the building and activities would cease on the inside. That was not the case. Parents of Clubview and Richards were notified.
Hilton Avenue is blocked off from Edgewood Drive to Lookout Drive and you are asked to avoid the area.
News 3 has a crew on the scene and details are limited at this time.
Stay with News 3 for updates on the developing situation.