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Two in custody after South Austin SWAT call

The Austin Police Department's SWAT team has been called out to an apartment complex on South Lamar. (CBS Austin)

UPDATE 6:50 p.m.: Austin Police say the SWAT situation in South Austin at an apartment complex off South Lamar is over. Two people are now in custody.

This developing story will be updated.

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The Austin Police Department's SWAT team has been called out to an apartment complex on South Lamar.

It's happening at the Lamar Union Apartments located at 1100 South Lamar Blvd., just south of Barton Springs Road and right next to the Alamo Drafthouse.

Police say officers were trying to serve a warrant but the suspect would not come out of their apartment.

The Austin Fire Department says it is assisting with the call.

Treadwell Street is shut down until further notice. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

Further details were not immediately available.


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