Video: SWAT takes children safely out of home during Cleveland standoff

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CLEVELAND -A standoff at a Cleveland home ended peacefully Friday afternoon.

Cleveland police reported that they were called out to a home at 116th and Carolina for a report of an armed man. SWAT was also on scene.

Police removed a woman and two men from the home. Later, a small boy wandered onto the first floor porch and was carried away behind a bulletproof shield by members of the SWAT team. About an hour later, a parade of heavily armed SWAT officers entered the home and emerged minutes later with a little girl who'd been sleeping inside. A family member is caring for the children.

Cleveland police took the suspected gunman into custody. He's been taken to a local hospital for psychiatric evaluation.


Superior Avenue between East 110th and East 123rd was closed until the situation was resolved.

We will bring you more details as soon as we get them.

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