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Owatonna police, SWAT team arrest suspect on firearms complaint

WCCO digital update: Morning of Sept. 20, 2023
WCCO digital update: Morning of Sept. 20, 2023 01:01

OWATONNA, Minn. — Owatonna city officials say an incident that prompted a SWAT response and street closure ended in an arrest Wednesday morning.

The incident began with a 911 call around 1:50 a.m., police said.  

The city said the area near the 100 block of 22nd Street Northwest was closed while the police department and a regional SWAT team were "working a scene" at an apartment. The apartment building was evacuated, but residents have since been allowed to return.

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Around 9 a.m., the city said the area was "safe for the public" and a person was arrested on a firearms complaint. 

There were no injuries, police said.

Few other details about the incident were given. 

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