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SWAT team called out to area in far east El Paso

SWAT team called out to area in far east El Paso (Source: Jose Ruiz)

The SWAT team was called out to an incident in far east El Paso where a man barricaded himself inside a home.

The SWAT team was called out to the 3700 block of Leticia around 6:00 p.m.

Sgt. Robert Gomez with the El Paso Police Department said the call came in as a family fight of a possible suicidal subject.

Police said shots were fired.

Officers spoke to the man who refused to come out and prompted the SWAT team to assist.

The man was talking to negotiators. Police said there are no injuries.

Police also said no other people were inside the home besides the suspect.

The scene was active for many hours.


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