Nobody was harm, police stated. Officers ordered residents of the Newcastle subdivision in East Cobb, about 20 miles north of downtown Atlanta, to shelter in place early Tuesday as a SWAT crew responded and negotiators tried to coax the person out of the house, Cobb County Police Sgt. Wayne Delk stated. Somebody known as 911 about 5:30 a.m. to say pictures had been fired, and when officers arrived, a person was capturing inside and outdoors a house, Delk stated. The gunman was believed to be alone, he stated. Jody Reed is an early riser and was cleansing her storage when she heard a “bizarre, sharp, sudden” bang and assumed it was development or fireworks, she stated. A number of police vehicles drove by later, she stated, and he or she noticed a Nextdoor put up from a neighbor who was strolling his canine when police stopped him and informed him to take cowl behind a car. In line with the put up, he was then informed to depart the world however to take a route away from the house the place the standoff was unfolding, she stated. There have been squad vehicles in each cul-de-sac at mid-morning, and police had been telling residents to remain away, she stated. Reed lives behind the residence the place the gunman was reportedly barricaded and would have the ability to see the house if not for the thick woods, she stated. “I could not inform the path (of the bang). I might by no means assume it was a shot,” she stated, explaining she heard no shouting or different commotion. She heard a number of bangs later however could not be certain they had been gunshots, she stated. “Barricaded Topic In Custody,” the Cobb County police tweet asserting the top of standoff stated. “The neighborhood will likely be opening up quickly.”Reed, who moved to the neighborhood in 1982, described the subdivision as “probably the most sedate, protected neighborhood” and stated the final crime she remembers is when somebody stole a flower hook from a neighbor’s mailbox a number of months in the past. CNNs Gregory Lemos and Angela Barajas contributed to this report.