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Police: 2 detained in SWAT situation in Aurora

Posted: 4:35 PM, Mar 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-25 21:41:35-04
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

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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