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SWAT call on Shadow Lane


The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office received a call to respond to 974 Shadow Lane regarding a female who advised she wanted police to kill her. When deputies arrived on the scene the complainant was standing in the back yard of the home and observed to have a pistol in her hand. The SWAT team was activated to respond while deputies kept the party under surveillance. After a short time the female called 911 again and stated she did not want to die and she wanted police to help. Contact was made with the party and she was transported to an area hospital by Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services.

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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