SWAT standoff in Metairie ends peacefully

SWAT standoff in Metairie ends peacefully

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The U.S. Marshals and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office are involved in a standoff with someone at a Metairie apartment complex.

Agents tried to serve an arrest warrant to a suspect at an apartment building in the 4200 blk. of Yates St. on Wednesday morning.

The suspect would not come out, so the JPSO called in the SWAT team, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

The suspect is wanted in New Orleans. He surrendered peacefully around 9:30 a.m.

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