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Man fires gun, locks himself inside Deerfield Beach apartment

SWAT team enters apartment, takes man into custody

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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A man who barricaded himself inside a Deerfield Beach home Thursday morning was taken into custody.

Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Keyla Concepcion said deputies received a call about a man who fired a gun in his apartment and then locked himself inside, refusing to come out.

Concepcion said the man was alone inside the apartment, and nobody was injured by the gunfire.

The SWAT team entered the apartment and took him into custody about 9:45 a.m.

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