SWAT situation ends in Salem, Ind., man in custody

A suspect is in custody after a tense situation in Salem, Ind.

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- The SWAT situation has ended in Salem, Ind.

A SWAT team had surrounded a stretch of Franklin School Rd. after a domestic situation escalated early Thursday morning.

Multiple law enforcement agencies from Southern Indiana assisted the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

A spokesperson for Indiana State Police says it began as a domestic situation between a man and a woman before 5 a.m. The woman did get out of the house before the SWAT situation ended. It was originally reported the man had barricaded himself inside the home; unclear if the man was armed.

The man was taken into custody around 11:30 a.m. 

Crisis and hostage negotiators were on site during the situation.

There is no word on charges at this time. 

 

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