Man in custody after standoff

Members of the Indianapolis Special Weapons and Tactics team took a 41-year-old man into custody at about 2:30 Thursday morning after he barricaded himself in his mother’s downtown apartment for more than six hours. The mother, who lives on the 19th floor of Barton Tower in the 500 block of Massachusetts Avenue, told authorities her son, who has emotional issues, came for a visit but refused to leave. She called police after he fired a handgun out of her patio window.  Officers used tear gas and flash grenades to flush the man from the apartment.
 

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