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UPDATE: Woman shoots man in leg, leading to six-hour standoff

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WALKER COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

UPDATE:  According to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, a six-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday morning at 1:57 a.m. A 56-year-old Lafayette woman was taken into custody for shooting her 49-year-old male friend around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The shooting happened at the home of Roxanne P. Hurley, on Cordell Avenue in Lafayette.

According to reports, Hurley shot a man once in the leg with a handgun. Responding deputies were able to remove him from the home. The victim was taken to Erlanger Medical Center.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence and a felony arrest warrant for. Hurley, charging her with aggravated assault. She was arrested about six hours after the shooting by the Walker County Special Operations Group (S.O.G.).

Hurley had secured herself in the residence and refused to surrender to law enforcement.

Hurley was transported to the Walker County jail where she will booked and processed, the Sheriff said.

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