SWAT standoff over; police interviewing several people.

SWAT standoff over; police interviewing several people.

Rome Police have issued an “all clear” from the site of Tuesday morning’s SWAT deployment.¬†Assistant Chief of Police Debbie Burnett says several people are being interviewed as of 12:45 p.m.

From Rome City Schools: In response to the recent incident near Maple Road, East 12th and Crane Street, Rome City Schools dismissal will not be impacted.
Rome-Floyd SWAT resolved the situation immediately, posing no threat to students, faculty or staff.

Please avoid the area of East 12th Street from the Health Department office past Maple Avenue toward Second Avenue this morning.

Rome Police were responding to a shots fired call. A witness told officers the subject went into a nearby house, according to Assistant Chief of Police Debbie Burnett. The SWAT team was still deployed after 9:10 a.m.

The Rome News-Tribune reports the SWAT team is deployed “on Maple Avenue near the area of East 12th and Crane Street after a shooting or shots fired report. No details at this point.” Click RNT Facebook.

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