Woman, children safe after man barricades himself inside home - CBS46 News

Woman, children safe after man barricades himself inside home

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A woman and her children are safe after the woman's ex-boyfriend fired several gunshots into the air before forcing his way into their home in northwest Atlanta early Friday morning.

The incident happened just before 2:30 a.m. at the home on Center Street.

According to police, the man showed up at the home, fired several shots into the air and then forced his way inside while the woman and her children were inside. They were able to make it out of the home safely but the man barricaded himself inside.

Once officer arrived on scene, they were able to get the man to surrender without incident.

No injuries were reported.

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