COURTLAND — The Florence/Lauderdale County SWAT team is on the scene this morning assisting the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office on a disturbance call.

A 36-year-old man fired shots during the early morning disturbance and has barricaded himself in his house along Jefferson Street.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Courtland Police received a phone call at 5:38 a.m. today about the disturbance. When police arrived, the man came out of the house and began shooting, a sheriff's spokesman said.

No one was injured.

Witnesses said the man is barricaded in a rock-structured house on Jefferson Street not far from the old Courtland High School.

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