• Domestic violence incident leads to SWAT standoff at Charlotte home, police say

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A domestic violence incident led to a SWAT standoff at a Charlotte home early Saturday morning, police said.

    A woman called police after she said her boyfriend, Keishaun Harper, 39, had a gun and assaulted her at a home on Mona Drive near Statesville Avenue around 12:37 a.m.

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    Police said once they arrived at the scene, Harper refused to come out and barricaded himself inside the home.

    SWAT was called in, which led to a standoff that ended with Harper surrendering, according to officials.

    Harper was charged with assault by strangulation, communicating threats, domestic violence protective order violation and assault with a deadly weapon. He was also served warrants that weren’t connected to this incident. 

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