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SWAT Responds to Warrant Suspect Barricaded Inside Residence

Date: October 21, 2019
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 1

Just after 2:15 a.m. Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 1 responded to the 1700 block of Belleau Street for a male warrant suspect who had barricaded himself inside a first floor apartment, possibly armed.

SWAT members were called in to secure the neighborhood and establish communications with the suspect. Several attempts to contact the suspect were made, to no avail.

Police were able to gain access to the residence. A K-9 was deployed and and the suspect was taken into custody at about 4:40 a.m. A gun was recovered during a search of the residence.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz