3 men in custody after Akron standoff

One of two gunshots were heard, which sparked the police situation

20 officers surround Akron home during standoff to arrest intoxicated man, police say

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police have arrested three people after a standoff in the the 500 block of High Grove Boulevard Tuesday night.

Akron police were called to the home around 7:25 p.m. after shots were fired.

When officers arrived, Robert Riley III told them Joseph Garske, 29, had fired a handgun in the air while they were arguing.

After a brief standoff, Garske came out of the home and was arrested without incident.

Garske is charged with weapons under disability and discharging firearms.

Police said a gun was found in the basement where Garske was hiding.

Three in custody for Akron standoff.
Three in custody for Akron standoff. (Source: Akron police)

Riley and Donald Green, 26, were taken into custody on unrelated felony warrants.

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