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An 18-year-old Weldon resident was taken into custody late Monday night after he fired shots at officers attempting to execute a search warrant in the 1000 block of Elm Street.

Captain Scott Hall of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said the search warrant that was ultimately served was tied to a previous shooting at the residence.

The episode, which began around 8:30 p.m. ended when Umel Jackson was taken into custody around 10:45 p.m. when he walked out of the residence unarmed.

Hall said weapons were seized from the residence after the standoff ended.

Jackson had been on electronic house arrest and has a pending Halifax County Superior Court appearance on June 24, according to the state court calendar. His house arrest was revoked, Hall said and Jackson is currently in custody at the Halifax County Detention Center without the opportunity for bond.

Shots were fired from within the residence when the Halifax Regional Drug and Gang Task Force were attempting to make entry. Officers took cover and were not injured.

While communicating with individuals within the house additional shots were fired.

Charges against Jackson related to the standoff have not been lodged at this time.

Jackson’s June 24 superior court appearance centers around several crimes, according to the state court calendar — robbery with a dangerous weapon; assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury; first-degree burglary; assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury; larceny after breaking and entering; possession of stolen goods; misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury; misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon; and misdemeanor breaking and entering.