Standoff in Murfreesboro ends with peaceful arrest
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - A standoff between the Murfreesboro Police Department and a 36-year-old man ended peacefully on Tuesday afternoon.
Rush Colvin, 36, surrendered to officers around 3:20 p.m. after nearly three hours of negotiations and verbal commands to leave the home.
Officers were called to the Heritage Place Townhouse on Traditional Trail following a domestic situation between Colvin and his girlfriend around 12:15 p.m.
Colvin was accused of strangling his girlfriend before tossing her personal belongings outside. The girlfriend and her small child and teenage relative are okay, according to police.
Colvin is charged with aggravated domestic violence and was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
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