CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A man who was thought to have barricaded himself inside an apartment with a hostage after a woman was shot in Catawba County, leading to a SWAT situation, showed up at the Magistrate's Office and turned himself in.
The incident happened around 4:15 p.m. at the Hilltop Apartments on 18th Street Place NW in Longview. The woman was shot in the shoulder during the incident.
She is described as a 60-year-old woman. Officials say "she is in guarded condition" and was transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Medical.
Officials said a SWAT team was called in to assist because they believed the suspect was in a unit with a hostage.
Just before 5:30 p.m., deputies said the suspect had gone to the Magistrate's Office and turned himself in. There is no word on what charges he could be facing.