Man in custody following barricade situation in North Philadelphia, police say

Philadelphia police say a man is in custody following a barricade situation Wednesday in North Philadelphia.

Officers responded to a call for a suicidal male armed with a gun on the 2400 block of North Garnet Street at 10:13 a.m.

Police say responding officers entered the residence and attempted to reach the second floor where the man fired shots.

A short time later, police confirmed the man was taken into custody without further incident. 

No injuries have been reported at this time.


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