SWAT standoff ends in DeKalb County, suspect charged - CBS46 News

SWAT standoff ends in DeKalb County, suspect charged

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Mark Melvin/CBS Atlanta- The DeKalb SWAT team was called in for a man who was held up in an apartment overnight. Mark Melvin/CBS Atlanta- The DeKalb SWAT team was called in for a man who was held up in an apartment overnight.
DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Police and SWAT officers surrounded a Tucker area apartment late Tuesday night.

The incident started as a domestic disturbance at around 11:30 p.m. at the Bentley Place Apartments off Tucker Norcross Road. 

Police said the suspect, 57-year-old David Blackley, was intoxicated and was making threats against his mother and said he'd shoot anyone who came near him.

Officers were able to safely bring him out of the home in handcuffs just after 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Blackley was charged with simple assault.

No one else was injured in the incident.

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