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Man detained after standoff at Dallas apartment complex

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a standoff has ended peacefully with nobody found inside an apartment where someone earlier shot through a front door at officers serving a warrant.

Maj. Jimmy Vaughan said a man who police believe was in the apartment and exited with several other individuals after the shot was fired Thursday morning has been detained. Vaughan had no immediate information on charges.

Nobody was hurt.

Dallas police said the incident began as officers tried to serve an aggravated assault warrant around 6 a.m. Thursday and someone through shot a door.

Vaughan said police did not return fire. Several people then came out of the apartment.

Officers treated the situation as a barricaded person until tactical officers, after about 5½ hours, entered the unit and found it unoccupied.

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