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SWAT standoff in Rocky River ends peacefully

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Standoff on River Oaks Drive Standoff on River Oaks Drive
ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) -

Rocky River police confirm that the man who barricaded himself inside his apartment for almost seven hours, surrendered peacefully.

The SWAT team responded to a standoff which took place at the River Oaks Drive apartment after a man threatened to shoot police.

The incident began around noon on Saturday, Jan. 11, after concerned family members wanted officers to check on the man's welfare. 

Police say the suspect was alone and although he threatened to shoot officers, a weapon has not been located at this time.

The matter is still under investigation.

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