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Barricaded man surrenders on southside

Posted at 8:48 AM, Dec 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-29 20:24:23-05

Tucson police SWAT units and hostage negotiators responded to a man barricaded in a southside apartment building Thursday. He surrendered to authorities peacefully.

The man has been identified as 27-year-old Alejandro Figueroa.

Sgt. Pete Dugan say the call came in at 5:50 a.m. at Palomino Crossing Apartments, 750 E. Irvington.

Alejandro Figueroa was living with his girlfriend and mother got into a physical argument with his girlfriend, and wouldn't let her leave the room.

His mother called 911 and let police know guns were in the apartment, but it's not known whether Figueroa used the guns in the argument.

Figueroa's girlfriend and mother left the building without serious injuries, but the man remained barricaded and did not respond to authorities for a time.

He was booked into the Pima County Jail for Domestic Violence/Kidnapping, Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia and he also had a Felony Parole Violation Warrant.