Gunman eludes police after SWAT situation at Lawrenceville home - CBS46 News

Gunman eludes police after SWAT situation at Lawrenceville home

Posted: Updated:
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Members of the Gwinnett County SWAT team found an empty home after entering a residence where a gunman was believed to be barricaded.

The situation started around 10 p.m. Thursday on Castle Drive. Police responded to a disturbance where a man had fired his weapon after a domestic dispute.

Several children and adults were inside the home at the time. They escaped unharmed. 

When officers arrived, they made contact with the man who they believed was still inside the home. SWAT officers entered the home around 4:45 a.m. They found it empty. They now believe he may have slipped out before the first officers arrived.

Authorities told CBS Atlanta News that man had a prior conviction for assault with a gun. There are warrants for his arrest relating to Thursday night's incident.

Check back with www.CBSAtlanta.com for updates.

Copyright 2013 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation).  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
CBS Atlanta
Powered by WorldNow
All content © 2000-2014 WorldNow and WGCL-TV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.