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Hostage incident defused quickly, Buffalo police say

A hostage incident ended without incident just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after a man held a handgun on a woman in a car on Walden Avenue near Latour Street, Buffalo police said.

Police said the drama unfolded at 7:15 p.m. and the police SWAT and the Hostage Management Team were called to the scene. The gunman, police said, was taken into custody.

Police said the victim and the gunman knew each other and no one was injured. Further information was unnavailable.

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