” Atlanta police surrounded a home in southwest Atlanta for several hours early today, but when SWAT officers went into the house, the person whey were looking for was not there.
The incident began around 1:30 a.m. with reports of a man pulling a gun on a woman at a home in the 2400 block of Baxter Road.
Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said the SWAT team was called in because of a “possible barricaded gunman.”
But just after 7 a.m., Jones said SWAT officer had left the scene, and, “the perpetrator was not located.” “
Atlanta Journal Constitution
” Earlier this month, police say a man kidnapped then nine-year-old Willie Myrick from his southwest Atlanta driveway. He allegedly drove the boy around for some time before dropping him off unharmed in East Point.
But Willie’s actions during those terrifying three hours are inspiring people around the country. Willie says he sang the gospel song “Every Praise” until the man let him go.
Thursday evening, community leaders held a meeting in Willie’s honor, celebrating his happy ending, but also telling other parents and children what to do if this happens to them.”
Last week it was a pair of twins defeating a carjacker with a rubber snake and now we have this …
Tea Party Shows Muscle in Tuesday Wins
“Politics-as-usual got stomped by an unusual coalition Tuesday in Georgia. In Atlanta, the tea party, the NAACP, and the Sierra Club found something in common — their dislike of an $8.4 billion tax increase to expand transportation in metro Atlanta.
And in Texas, the movement again demonstrated that it is strongly racially inclusive by boosting Cuban-American Ted Cruz to an upset victory that gave him the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
In Georgia, the political establishment outspent the plan’s foes by perhaps 250-to-1. The establishment lost by a 63-to-37 percent margin.”