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Buffalo man in custody after SWAT standoff

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Posted at 10:32 AM, Apr 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-23 10:32:04-04

Buffalo Police say they have a 35-year-old man in custody in connection with a shots fired call Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to a home on the first block of Keystone Street just before 2 p.m.

According to police, the suspect had barricaded himself inside a downstairs apartment and was apparently firing shots outside a window with a shotgun.

Police say six people were removed from the upstairs apartment without harm.

Buffalo SWAT and the Crisis Management Team were called to the scene.

Police say the suspect surrendered around 3:30 p.m. He was taken to ECMC to be evaluated.

There were no injuries and charges are pending.