The SWAT division of the Akron Police Department was called to a home in the 800 block of Cordova Avenue for a domestic fight involving a gun around 11:30 a.m.
According to reports, at the scene officials met with a woman who claimed her son, Donnell Lawson, refused to allow her boyfriend to leave the home.
SWAT members made several attempts using bull horn and hostage rescue home to get Lawson to exit the home.
After nearly five hours, and no contact with Lawson, officials entered the home and he was taken into custody.
The mother's boyfriend was also removed from the home.
No injuries were reported.
Lawson faces charges of unlawful restraint and domestic violence menacing.