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Gulfport SWAT situation over, one man in custody

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GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

One man was taken into custody after the Gulfport SWAT Team entered the home he was barricaded in after an hour-long standoff Thursday morning.

Officials tell us Cody Landry, and Army veteran, was taken into custody without incident, and there was also a woman in the house. She is safe and uninjured.

Gulfport police set up a large perimeter around the home, and Central Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Police responded to the home at 1228 24th Street after Frank Blackmarr called police and said Landry pointed some type of assault rifle at him.

Blackmarr said he saw a woman in distress walking down the road, so he picked her up and took her to Landry's house. Blackmarr said that's when Landry came out of the house armed with a gun.

Friends and acquaintances of Landry say he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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