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Esplen Incident Ends Peacefully After SWAT Called To House

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police were at a home in Esplen after receiving a call about a potential hostage situation.

The incident started around 10 p.m. at a home near the corner of Tabor and Caledonia Way, but ended peacefully just as SWAT was gearing up to respond.

Initial reports indicated that a person was barricaded in the house with a hostage. However, police now are calling it a domestic dispute.

The scene was eventually cleared about an hour later and no one was taken into custody.

No word on what prompted the domestic dispute.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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