After barricading his self inside an alpharetta homegoods shop, a gunman was taken into custody

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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A disgruntled employee Barricades Himself Inside a HomeGoods Alpharetta Store

A disgruntled employee barricaded himself inside a HomeGoods store in Alpharetta earlier today. He had brandished a gun and made threatening statements to store employees. Police responded and contained the man to one area of the store. Negotiations were underway to resolve the incident peacefully. Both employees and customers were safely evacuated. A NewsChopper 2 was flown over the scene to provide additional details.

The man, who had barricaded himself in the HomeGoods shop in Alpharetta's busy shopping centre, prompted a large police presence and prompted a significant police presence in the area, was taken into custody. Channel 2 Action News has learned. Police in Alpharetta said that a disgruntled worker made threats and raised a gun around noon Tuesday. Later, he was found inside the HomeGoods Store and taken to one area of the store. [PHOTOS: Police say man is locked in store at busy Alpharetta shopping centre. ] Hours of negotiations were spent trying to settle the matter peacefully. All shoppers and employees were evacuated safe and the police stated that there was no threat to the public. Police said that officers on the scene are always trying to find a peaceful solution. TRENDING STORIES: NewsChopper 2 Several law enforcement vehicles were present at the scene. According to police, the threat of an active shooter was not real and there were no shots fired. The area was evacuated from all business. [DOWNLOAD: Get free WSB TV News app to receive alerts and news breaking stories ] Channel 2′s Michael Seiden A worker from HomeGoods told me that a man showed up to the store with a firearm. An employee stated that the manager came into our office and instructed us all to get out of there.

We ran because the customers were already in the shop. It's not known who the suspect is and what his charges are.

This @HomeGoods Employee told me she was told by her manager that the disgruntled employee came to her store with a firearm and that that was when she told her to leave! @wsbtv

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