Standoff near Concord H.S. ends as S.W.A.T team escorts subject from house
Posted: 08/16/2013 at 6:13 pm
By: Truth Staff
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A deputy from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department walks toward the scene of a reported domestic standoff Friday, Aug. 16. Authorities were called to the 59000 block of Melrose Place in Green Valley Estates, near Concord High School.
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Robert Krehn, a neighbor of the suspect, said he saw six S.W.A.T. team members enter the home in the 59000 block of Melrose Place, just west of the school, in Green Valley Estate at around 5:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.
They exited the home about five minutes later with the subject, who had locked himself inside following a domestic incident.
Other neighbors said they saw flames coming from the house before the S.W.A.T. team entered.
An Elkhart County Emergency dispatcher confirmed that fire units were dispatched to the home just before 6 p.m.
Elkhart County Sheriff Department received a call around 2 p.m. of a disturbance in the area.
Capt. Jim Bradberry could not confirm initial reports of shots being fired. According to Bradberry, a man in the home was refusing to leave the residence.
Concord High School and Concord Intermediate were in lockdown because of the incident, but students have been released to parents and to buses.