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Spring Garden standoff ends peacefully, 2 kids unharmed

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

A man barricaded himself inside a Spring Garden home with his two daughters Tuesday afternoon, prompting a SWAT standoff that ended peacefully, Pittsburgh police said.

No injuries were reported.

The incident took place shortly before 3:30 p.m. inside a home in the 1200 block of High Street.

Police said Necoma Salvatore, 34, refused to come out of the home when they were called to the scene for “an apparent domestic violence situation,” and barricaded himself inside with his two daughters.

A SWAT team was requested, and the two girls were released unharmed, police said. Salvatore eventually surrendered and was taken into police custody.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4702,, or on Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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