Two arrested after Monroe County standoff

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MONROE COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) —What began as a domestic violence call in Monroe County ended with two arrested after a standoff with authorities.

According to a press release Monroe deputies responded to 4882 High Falls Road lot 7 just before 4pm Monday after getting a call about a possible domestic violence case and an intoxicated person shooting into the woods. The suspect had also allegedly pointed a shotgun at a neighbor and threatened to kill him.

Upon arrival the suspect, Robert Cook and his girlfriend Laura Lynn Cowan both barricaded themselves in their camper. After a brief standoff they surrendered and were taken into custody. Both are facing several charges.

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