Police went to a home late Thursday night in the 2600 block of Gilmore Street, which is just north of Stockton and Post streets, to serve two arrest warrants.
Deshawn Brown, 27, was wanted for aggravated domestic batter and Shawn Robinson, 23, on an out-of-county warrant for driving with a license suspended or revoked.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the residents of the home were uncooperative and it's policy is to call in the SWAT team to serve the warrants.
Overnight, police announced that Central Riverside Elementary School would be closed due to the close proximity to the SWAT scene.
As the SWAT team was staging, police said Shawn Robinson surrendered to police, according to JSO spokesman Shannon Hartley.
With streets in the area closed, SWAT raided the home.
No one was found in the house. Police say Brown could have escaped while SWAT was setting up.
With the fugitive gone and SWAT leaving before 7 a.m., police allowed Central Riverside Elementary to open on schedule.
When police cleared the scene and Channel 4 photojournalist Tom Stallings could get close enough to see the house, damage caused by the SWAT raid was evident.
"We don't know how he left or how he got away," Officer Hartley said. "Good chance that while we're getting the SWAT team put in place that they are able to exit the residence prior to. Right now we don't know."
Hartley said there is no reason to believe anyone in the community is in danger.
Anyone who sees Brown or has any information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.