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DeKalb police in standoff at apartment complex

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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A man shot himself after a standoff with a police SWAT team at an apartment complex near Decatur on Friday.

Police spokeswoman Mekka Parish said that police were called to the Conservatory at Druid Hills on Friday to investigate a report of gunfire. Police found a woman outside one apartment, but an armed man was still inside.

Authorities said the man refused to come out of the apartment. The man then shot himself to end the standoff, according to police.

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