SWAT situation shuts down busy roads in southeast Atlanta

ATLANTA — A man is in custody after he holed himself up inside an apartment following a domestic dispute Friday morning.

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Authorities told Channel 2 Action News the man involved barricaded himself in an apartment along Martin Street SE around 7 a.m.

John Spink with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution said he saw SWAT establishing a perimeter around the home.


The woman was able to get out of the apartment, a police spokeswoman said.

Shortly after noon, the man was escorted out of the apartment.

It is unclear what led to the dispute.

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The identities of the man and woman have not been released.

So far, police have not said if the man faces any charges.