SWAT call ends peacefully in central Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department says a SWAT call Monday night ended peacefully in central Austin. It happened on at a apartment complex on Gault Street off West Anderson Lane, just south of U.S. Highway 183.

Police said at 6:50 p.m., callers from neighboring apartments reported a possible family disturbance of some sort.

Callers said they heard a woman screaming and a man saying he might kill her. Officers say there is a history of calls at this address.

Police arrived on scene eight minutes later and saw movement inside the apartment, but no one answered. SWAT was called out, as the incident was being classified as a barricaded subject.

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