ATLANTA — A SWAT situation in southwest Atlanta ended Friday morning after a man shot and killed himself inside a car.
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Around 7:11 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Metropolitan Parkway SW on a car that was being driven by a known wanted person.
When officers stopped the vehicle, they attempted to take him into custody; however, when they approached the man, they noticed that he was armed.
Authorities said when officers backed away, they heard what sounded like a single gunshot coming from inside the car.
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Officers said it appeared the suspect shot and killed himself. Police have not identified the suspect or said what he was wanted for.
The roadway has been reopened.
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