COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) - Columbus police say a SWAT team was at an apartment complex Friday morning after a man refused to come out of an abandoned apartment.
Around 11:20 a.m., police say they were attempting to serve felony warrants for manufacturing meth and other charges when the man made statements that he would not leave the apartment peacefully. He told police he would shoot it out with police and he would not be going back to prison.
The apartment is Applegate Apartments, 2200 block of Applegate Drive, which is off of Taylor and 25th streets.
Police were able to arrest the man without further incident around 1:30 p.m.
Smith Elementary School, which is a half mile away, was on lockdown as a precaution until the man was arrested.
There were no injuries reported.
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