SCSO: Shooting suspect arrested after barricading self in house

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. — There was a barricade situation going on in the Millington area, but it ended quickly.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff's office, a man shot someone in the shoulder inside a house in the 7200 block of Walsh Road and then refused to come out.

The suspect was arrested not long after the standoff.

"It's a little disturbing because that kind of thing doesn't happened," said Ed Trouy, a neighbor.

Trouy has lived on Walsh for two decades.

"We're used to hearing gunshots, but it's people with rifles, getting ready for hunting season, but you don't expect something like this to happen," said Trouy.

The victim was taken to Regional Medical Center in stable condition.

SCSO also said the suspect knew the victim and has been a friend of the family for several years.

Trouy says he was on the phone with his wife during the entire incident.

"She actually saw two officers running through the side of the yard and down across the front so they apparently was in chase or pursuit of someone," said Trouy.

Deputies tell WREG the standoff lasted about 25 minutes and alcohol is to blame.

"He told us he was taking a big drink while we were trying to get him out of the house," said Mark Dunbar, the assistant chief deputy. "He was a little incoherent, that's the reason we were able to get him into custody as quick as we did."