SWAT standoff ends in Avondale, police say

SWAT standoff ends in Avondale, police say
A SWAT standoff in Avondale ended peacefully overnight, according to Cincinnati police. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A SWAT standoff in Avondale ended peacefully overnight, according to Cincinnati police.

It started sometime late Tuesday at a residence on Vine Street near Forest Avenue, they said.

Cincinnati police said they were actively handling a hostage situation that started with some incident nearby in the District 5 area.

SWAT tried to coax the suspect into surrendering.

So far, no arrests have been announced.

Police say the suspect threatened to “shoot up the place.”

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