SWAT INCIDENT IN WEST CHARLOTTE INVOLVES MAN ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING GIRLFRIEND

SWAT encounter lasts for hours after man barricaded himself in home

Keishaun Harper, 39, was at the center of a SWAT encounter for hours in Charlotte, NC.

On September 14, 2019 around midnight a 911 call was made on Mona Drive in reference to a domestic related assault. The caller advised that her boyfriend Keishaun assaulted her and was armed with a gun.

First responders made contact with Keishaun who allegedly refused to come out of the residence and barricaded himself inside.

Nearby residents were relocated as a precaution. Members of the SWAT Team and negotiators were activated and responded to the scene, set up a perimeter and attempted to make contact with Keishaun.

After a standoff with SWAT and speaking with Negotiators, Keishaun surrendered and was taken into custody without incident. 

Keishaun was arrested and charged with Assault by Strangulation, Communicating Threats, Domestic Violence Protective Order Violation, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon. 

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