Man surrenders after east side SWAT situation

(WISH Photo)
(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police and SWAT responded to a hostage situation Sunday on the east side of Indianapolis.

Police say around 10 a.m. they responded to North Gray Street to calls of domestic violence.

When they arrived they found a man had barricaded himself inside the home. The man, identified as 35-year-old Ricky Rybolt, was believed to have guns inside.

Rybolt came out of the home after a short time with his hands up and surrendered. His brother was outside waiting.

“Good dude. I mean, he’s good with his kids. He isn’t a bad person. He isn’t violent or nothing. He’s a real good dude,” John Rybolt said.

Officers say a female victim had minor injuries.

Police say Rybolt, who was on probation for domestic violence out of Hendricks County, was arrested on battery and domestic battery charges.

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