SWAT situation in Tampa ends peacefully

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — An hours-long standoff in Tampa ended peacefully Saturday morning, according to deputies.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says 47-year-old Jeffrey Corn was at a woman’s house on Arbor Knoll Circle armed with a shotgun, and fired one round inside around 1 a.m.

The woman was able to get out and call sheriff’s deputies, who then responded to the home.

SWAT was called to the scene because deputies say Corn refused to exit the house.

After several hours, Corn was talked out of the home and the situation ended peacefully without incident.

No one was injured.

Corn was taken into custody and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, resisting an officer without violence, discharging a firearm in public or on residential property and harassing a witness.  He as Baker Acted, according to the sheriff’s office.  

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