Shots fired, SWAT responds to domestic incident in Buford

Jeffrey Wahaus

Jeffrey Wahaus

BUFORD — Shots fired at a Buford home triggered a SWAT call early Saturday morning.

Gwinnett County police responded to Rolling Creek Drive at about 11:20 p.m. Friday after residents reported hearing gunshots from a home on the street’s 3400 block.

“Officers responded and made contact with a half-clothed male that exited the home and said the person inside had shot at him,” Cpl. T.R. Tobler said. “… Additionally, police were able to get a female out of the residence. She was able to provide information that led to police obtaining an arrest warrant for the male inside, who she said was her boyfriend.”

The boyfriend — 50-year-old Wahaus — was armed and barricaded himself inside the home, Tobler said. SWAT team crisis negotiators established contact with him and the situation was resolved peacefully at about 4:15 a.m.

There were no injuries to Wahaus, police officers or anyone else.

Wahaus was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, aggravated assault and batter.

The original male who left fled the home was also arrested “on an unrelated outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction,” Tobler said