3 children rescued from Orlando apartment building following SWAT standoff

A five-hour standoff between Orlando police officers and a person who was barricaded inside a unit of a residential complex in downtown Orlando has ended.

Around 4 p.m., officers were called to the complex located near the intersection of Beech Ave. and Bentley Street in reference to a battery and shooting call. A caller said a woman had attempted to shoot at them and then returned to her apartment. The caller was not injured, according to police.

A SWAT team arrived shortly before 6 p.m. to attempt to communicate with the woman, and it was determined that three children were also inside the apartment with her. Officers were able to retrieve the three children from the apartment unharmed following negotiations.  Just after 9 p.m., the woman was taken out of the apartment unit, with a bandage wrapped around her arm.

Two people were arrested, but no other details were immediately released. 

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Orlando Police officers respond to reports of a barricaded person at a home off of Bentley Street.