Man taken into custody after barricading incident

6:00 PM, Jul 28, 2013   |    comments
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NORCROSS, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police Department officers and SWAT team members were called to Autumn Trace Apartments in Norcross Sunday for an apparent hostage situation. 

According to a report, a domestic argument escalated into a barricaded person situation. 

The situation ended peacefully with the barricaded person being taken into custody. 

The man, identified as Eugene Clemons, has been charged with Simple Battery and Pointing a Pistol at another arising from the domestic dispute that escalated into the standoff with GCPD. Additional misdemeanor charges may be pending. 

After several hours of patient negotiations, Mr. Clemons walked out of his apartment and surrendered to authorities. 

There were no injuries incurred to Mr. Clemons or police. 




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