Woman surrenders following SWAT standoff in upscale Uptown neighborhood

Woman surrenders following SWAT standoff in upscale Uptown neighborhood
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman has surrendered to authorities following a standoff in an upscale Uptown neighborhood.

Crews were called to the 1700 block of Palmer Avenue around 5:15 a.m. Thursday, which is located near Loyola University and just two blocks off of St. Charles Avenue.

Officers say that a 49-year-old woman barricaded herself inside of a home armed with a firearm. She surrendered peacefully around 7:15 a.m., according to the New Orleans Police Department

Little information is known at this time. We will update the story as details become available.

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