The SWAT standoff ended peacefully about an hour and a half later when two people came out of the home.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PETERS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A SWAT team was called to a scene in Peters Township after it was a reported a gunman had barricaded inside a home with a hostage.

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911 dispatchers confirmed a SWAT situation on East McMurray Road in Peters Township, Washington County.

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The Peters Township fire department said the road was closed from Center Church Road to Inverness Drive because of an “active police incident.” People were warned to avoid the area.

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Police say they were alerted about a gunman barricaded inside the home with a hostage. That’s when SWAT moved in and two people inside came out about an hour and a half later.

East McMurray Road has since reopened and the fire department says the scene isn’t active anymore.

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