Barricaded man prompts SWAT response in North Sacramento neighborhood

UPDATE, Oct. 18 — Around 11 p..m. Thursday, SWAT entered the home and located the suspect. He was suffering from a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital. Police said the man may have overdosed during the incident. A gun was also found inside the residence. 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A SWAT team is in a North Sacramento neighborhood where a wanted man has barricaded himself inside a home.

The Sacramento Police Department says officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a home in the area of Grand Avenue and Belden Street around 4 p.m. Thursday.

An armed man wanted on a felony post-release warrant has been refusing officers’ commands to leave his home, according to police.

Hours after the standoff began, streets in the area were still blocked off. Around 8 p.m., residents living in the neighborhood were evacuated and sent to Grant Union High School.

This story is developing.

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