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Man in custody after standoff with Fayetteville police

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The scene at the 7600 block of Branchwood Circle, Fayetteville. The scene at the 7600 block of Branchwood Circle, Fayetteville.
"D.J." Terrence Cordell "D.J." Terrence Cordell
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -
Fayetteville police have a 21-year-old suspect in custody after he barricaded himself in a house on Branchwood Circle. 

Police responded to a call just after 5 p.m. to the 7600 block of Branchwood Circle to assist officers with serving an arrest warrant on a male subject.

When officers arrived, the male suspect barricaded himself in the residence. Officers then set up a perimeter a quarter mile wide and secured the area. 

Gavin McRoberts with the Fayetteville Police Department identified the suspect as 21-year-old "D.J." Terrence Cordell.

A child inside the residence left the house safely. 

Negotiators attempted to talk the suspect out of the residence. 

At 9:30 p.m., Cordell came out of the residence and was taken into custody.





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