Phoenix Police resolves barricade situation; suspect arrested

Phoenix Police released details about an hours-long barricade situation on Sunday that led to the arrest of a man.

At around 1:30 p.m. on June 4, officers responded to the area of 7th Avenue and McDowell for reports of a man who "entered a residence unlawfully." When officers got there, they found the suspect inside the home he reportedly broke into.

Neighbors were evacuated from their homes at that time.

During the standoff, the suspect allegedly fired at least one shot at police.

"What appeared to be gunshots came from inside the residence at which time the Special Assignments Unit responded to the scene to assume the tactical elements of the incident," Phoenix Police Sgt. Robert Scherer said.

After a few hours, the suspect, identified as 46-year-old Martin Oliver, was taken into custody inside the home.

Oliver was booked into jail and is accused of aggravated assault.

No more information was released.

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