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Frankfort Man Arrested After Standoff Situation Ends Peacefully

Posted at 5:02 AM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 07:23:33-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested following a standoff with officials in which shots were fired.

It happened around 10 p.m. Monday on Schofield Lane.

Officials say they were originally responding to a reported disturbance between a man and his mother.

They say that when they arrived, 36-year-old William Bryant fired four rounds before barricading himself inside the home.

Frankfort police and their SWAT team, along with Kentucky State Police surrounded the house.

Bryant then peacefully surrendered.

He is facing multiple charges, including wanton endangerment, resisting arrest, and fleeing evading police.