Domestic Incident turns into SWAT Standoff


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.(WDEF)- The Chattanooga police SWAT team got called out this afternoon, to a home on Eller Road, near Highway 58.

What began as a domestic disturbance, quickly became something more serious.

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Numerous officers surrounded the area, and called for more help.

“Earlier this afternoon, we had a reports of shot fired at this location. Upon arrival, the investigating officers determined that it was a domestic assault that had occurred. The suspect in the domestic assault retreated back into the home and refused to come out on request by the officers. Our HNT, hostage negotiation SWAT team were called.”

After about two hours the issue was resolved, and one person was taken into custody.

No other information has been released by the police department.