2 in custody after SWAT situation ends in Lake Worth

1 man will face charges
Posted at 4:53 AM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 08:14:34-04

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday morning a SWAT situation in Lake Worth has ended peacefully with two men being taken into custody.

Deputies said the incident started as a domestic disturbance earlier in the night on 17th Avenue near Dixie Highway in Lake Worth.

At 5:15 a.m., several SWAT units were at a house, including about 20 PBSO deputies. 

The two men were taken into custody at about 6:30 a.m.  

PBSO said one of the men will be charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  The other man will not face charges, said PBSO.

One of the men in custody has been identified as John Horton. 

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