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Two people detained during armed suspect situation at a Tucson hotel

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 11:46:02-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson police are investigating an armed suspect situation at Comfort Suites near the Tucson Mall.

Police say a man barricaded himself in a room at the hotel after multiple gunshots were heard coming from the room.

Two people who have outstanding felony warrants were detained by police.

TPD says they don't know if either of them were involved with the shooting.

After their detainment, no more gunshots were reported.

Police say there was no damage inside the room, so they are still trying to figure out where the shots were directed.

The building has been evacuated, according to TPD.

Police first received reports of gunshots at the hotel around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Hostage negotiators and a SWAT team responded to the scene.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update it as we learn more information.