UPDATE 7:25 p.m.: The suspect is in custody

Clayton County Police say a man wanted in a narcotics investigation is in custody after he barricaded himself in the Legacy of Riverdale Apartments off Church Street.

An officer said the armed suspect had fled Clayton County Police. The apartments are in Riverdale Police jurisdiction.

CCPD, Riverdale Police, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services, and Riverdale Fire were on scene. Residents said they had been stuck outside since around 3 p.m.

At one point, the suspect held a pistol to his own head.

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Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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