Aviles is now in custody.
One of the children is apparently the suspect's own child. The child's mother, who is not one of the women being held, had a protection from abuse order, according to authorities.
The Mayor's Office tells Action News that Monument Elementary School, which is located at the intersection of Pennington and Calhoun, and is in close proximity to the scene of the hostage situation, was closed for the day. Parents were notified early this morning that school was cancelled for the day.