Suspect arrested after barricade situation in southeast VA

Published: Sep. 12, 2017 at 2:35 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2017 at 6:05 AM EDT
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PORTSMOUTH, VA (WWBT) - A barricade situation ended early Tuesday in Portsmouth with officers taking the suspect into custody.

Portsmouth police say the call came in around 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Gillis Road. Officers told WAVY that the situation involved a firefighter.

Witnesses reported hearing at least two gunshots.

The name of the suspect has not been released. No injuries were reported.

Portsmouth police say a barricade situation ended with officers taking the suspect into custody, early Tuesday morning.

Police say the emergency call came in at 7:45 p.m Monday for an armed man in a house on Gillis Road between Dahlgren Avenue and Joulett Street.

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