Man charged after SWAT stand-off in east Charlotte

- UPDATE 5/12/2018:   Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged Mark Drehs, 46, with 1st degree kidnapping, assault by pointing a firearm, assault on a female, and resisting an officer for his involvement in Friday evenings SWAT stand-off. He was booked at the Mecklenburg County Jail.

The female victim in this incident received minor injuries from the assault and was taken to CMC by Medic to be checked out. 


Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are on scene at a SWAT situation in east Charlotte. 

Police were called to the scene of a domestic violence-related incident in the 4600 block of Coronado Dr.

Reports indicate that a man armed with a gun has barricaded himself inside an apartment with the woman still inside. 

FOX 46 is headed to the scene to gather more details. Check back with us for updates on this breaking news story. 

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