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Deputies: Woman in custody after standoff, dog shot at Fountain Inn home

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Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley) Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley)
Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley) Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley)
Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley) Deputies, SWAT responding to standoff at Fountain Inn home. (Source: Kristal Foley)
EMS on scene of standoff at Fountain Inn home. (FOX Carolina/ 6/11/17) EMS on scene of standoff at Fountain Inn home. (FOX Carolina/ 6/11/17)
Scene of standoff at Fountain Inn home. (FOX Carolina/ 6/11/17) Scene of standoff at Fountain Inn home. (FOX Carolina/ 6/11/17)
FOUNTAIN INN, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies and SWAT were responding to an incident at a Fountain Inn home on Sunday, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.

The call came in at 2:58 p.m. and SWAT was activated at 5 p.m.

According to Sgt. Jimmy Bolt with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office, deputies were doing a welfare check for a woman at a residence on Drinkard Ct.

As they were clearing the scene, Bolt said deputies heard a gun shot from inside the home. Bolt said the woman had shot her dog and then barricaded herself inside the residence.

Bolt said SWAT is now on scene negotiating with the woman over the phone. According to deputies, they heard the gunshot before they entered the home and found a dog shot. They said the woman had barricaded herself in a room, and deputies are outside the room communicating with her.

Around 7:56 p.m., deputies told FOX that the woman had been taken into custody, with EMS checking her for injuries.

No law enforcement was injured in the incident.

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