ATLANTA — Atlanta Police said Tuesday afternoon that the armed man inside a car near the police headquarters building in the 200 block of Peachtree Street, N.W., in downtown Atlanta has been taken into custody without incident.

Police spokesperson Tasheena Brown said the man was being taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta for evaluation. 

A SWAT team was initially called out to that location just before 4 p.m. after reports had been received regarding an armed man near Atlanta Police Headquarters. 

Shortly after those reports were received, police negotiators made contact with a man inside a car nearby, who was believed to be armed.

During the incident, Pryor Street was closed between Trinity Avenue and Garnett Street. With the resolution of the incident, the streets have since been reopened. 


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