Man with machete taken into custody after standoff outside McDonald’s, SCSO says

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Tense moments at a fast-food restaurant in southeast Shelby County led to the arrest of a man who was seen with a large knife surrounded by deputies.

The incident unfolded at a McDonald’s in the 3800 block of Hacks Cross Monday evening.

The man allegedly hit a victim with an object around 6:20 p.m.

PHOTOS: Man with machete in standoff with SCSO deputies

Video obtained by FOX13 shows Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies, with guns drawn, surrounding the man as he wielded a knife in the restaurant’s parking lot.

Deputies were heard screaming at him to drop the weapon. The man was taken into custody without incident.

Deputies, with the help of an MPD Crisis Intervention officer, were able to subdue and detain the man.

Officials said he was armed with both a knife and machete.

No injuries were reported. This incident remains under investigation.

It still is unclear what led up to the incident or what charges the man may face.