published Saturday, March 29th, 2014

SWAT takes man into custody

A police car blocks the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 28th Street where Chattanooga Police Department SWAT officers were called this afternoon.
A police car blocks the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 28th Street where Chattanooga Police Department SWAT officers were called this afternoon.
Photo by Angela Lewis /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The SWAT team responded to a call from East Lake Court Apartments at 4:16 p.m. Friday.

A caller told police he was concerned that a 43-year-old white male family member was considering suicide, according to Wayne Jefferson, spokesman for the Chattanooga Police Department.

The Chattanooga Housing Authority also spotted the person and noticed he was holding a gun. The man was taken into custody without incident by the SWAT team.

Jefferson said the man will likely undergo an evaluation.

about Staff Report...

Get breaking news from the Times Free Press on Twitter at www.twitter.com/timesfreepress or by visiting us on Facebook or Twitter at the right:

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement
400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.