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Fire breaks out at SWAT situation on South Campbell Street
WLKY ^ | 11.14.2012 | WLKY

Posted on 11/14/2012 12:46:55 PM PST by Morgana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —

Fire crews battled a blaze in the apartment involved in a SWAT standoff Wednesday afternoon.

Metro Police said a man wanted for violent offenses shot at police Wednesday morning leading to a standoff on South Campbell Street.

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SWAT was called to the scene in the 400 block of South Campbell Street.

Police said the Violent Incident Prevention, Enforcement and Response unit was going to serve warrants on the man at an apartment when the man fired at an officer.

Police said the man barricaded himself alone inside a home.

(Excerpt) Read more at wlky.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: donutwatch; fire; kentucky; louisville; swat

1 posted on 11/14/2012 12:47:05 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana
Violent Incident Prevention, Enforcement and Response unit....

VIPER. Boy, that just sounds so spec-ops and all. I bet they have really cool patches and everything.

2 posted on 11/14/2012 12:54:24 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: MileHi

I’m sure the city pays out a lot of settlements just because of the name. I’m sure it does damage with juries


3 posted on 11/14/2012 1:04:49 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: MileHi

“VIPER. Boy, that just sounds so spec-ops and all. I bet they have really cool patches and everything. “

High speed and low drag, special operators. Mess with the best and die like the rest, etc. etc.


4 posted on 11/14/2012 2:58:58 PM PST by dljordan (Voltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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