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Atlanta SWAT standoff ends peacefully

6:54 AM, May 1, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Police SWAT team was called out early Wednesday when a woman said her husband placed a gun to her head and threatened to shoot any responding officers.

The incident happened at an address on Holly Street NW in northwest Atlanta.

Atlanta Police Capt. Tim Peek said the woman was able to escape without injury after her husband allegedly threatened to shoot police if she called 911.

Officers and the SWAT team obtained an arrest warrant and surrounded the residence.

Capt. Peek said after some time, the man was taken into custody peacefully. His name has not been released.

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