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SWAT Responded To Male armed in Knoxville

Date: December 28, 2021
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 200 block of Zara Street for a domestic 9-1-1 call around 7:30 p.m.

When Zone 3 officers arrived, they located the 9-1-1 caller who stated, the male was in the home armed with a knife.

SWAT and negotiators responded when the male barricaded himself on the top floor.

Police negotiators encouraged the male to surrender around 45-minutes later.

 He was taken into custody without incident. One officer suffered a wrist injury and was evaluated on scene.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews