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October 25, 2014

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Standoff at Sunrise Apartments forces evacuation of some residents

Area of standoff

A man has barricaded himself inside his Sunrise Apartments residence Thursday, forcing authorities to evacuate surrounding residents from their, Metro Police officials said.

Police received a domestic violence call involving the man about 8:50 a.m. at the apartment complex, 2200 Sunrise Avenue, near Eastern Avenue and Fremont Street. The man then went into his apartment and refused to leave, police said.

Metro SWAT officers evacuated the surrounding residents for safety, and are working to diffuse the situation, police said.

Police believe the man is armed and alone.

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