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Domestic dispute in Coconut Creek leads to police standoff

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(COCONUT CREEK, FL)– The Broward Sheriff’s SWAT team was called to an apartment complex following a call about a domestic dispute.

The incident occurred on Wednesday around 2:30 a.m. at the Carrington Apartments in the 4800 block of North State Road 7.

Authorities say a man inside of one of the apartments threatened to kill his family and had access to a gun.

While the family was able to escape the apartment, the suspect remained inside.

Police were eventually able to convince the man to exit the building.

He was arrested and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Authorities say no shots were fired but a gun was recovered from the apartment.

It is unclear if any charges will be filed.