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Police: 2 detained in SWAT situation in Aurora

Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Police: SWAT situation unfolding near Gateway HS
Posted at 4:35 PM, Mar 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 21:41:35-04

Two suspects who were holed up inside an apartment near Gateway High School in Aurora were detained Friday afternoon, almost two hours after officers responded to the area. 

A man and a woman were taken into custody by Aurora Police Department officers at around 5:45 p.m. Police initially said they were looking for a possibly armed male suspect. That suspect surrendered to police and the woman was later detained. 

Gateway High School was placed on a brief lockdown as as officers helped "with the release of students."  

The lockdown was put in place at 2:45 p.m. but has since been lifted, according Aurora Public Schools spokesperson Patti Moon. No other school near the area was affected, Moon said. 

Eastbound Mississippi Avenue and South Sable Boulevard reopened a little after 6 p.m. 

Below: Map of where the SWAT situation unfolded. 

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