GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — One person is in custody after being barricaded inside a home for several hours on Saturday evening, according to the Greensboro Police Department.

At around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday night, officers came to the 3700 block of Central Avenue after getting a report of a weapons incident.

When officers arrived at the scene they found one person barricaded inside a home.

Investigators say that the suspect, Larry Cobey Quick, 35, of Greensboro, had “discharged a weapon” into a vehicle at around 7:15 p.m. on Avalon Road before arriving at Central Avenue.

Patrol officers immediately began attempting negotiations with Quick and the Special Response Team and Hostage Negotiation Team responded to the scene as well.

After nearly 5 hours passed, officers were able to peacefully take Quick into custody at around 1 a.m. with no further incident.

Quick is being charged with the following:

  • Assault by pointing a gun
  • Failure to appear on a felony
  • Two counts of communicating threats
  • Failure to appear on a misdemeanor
  • Injury to personal property
  • Possessing a firearm as a felon
  • Discharging firearms within city limits

His total bond amount is $76,500.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip.

All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.