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Police respond to eastside barricade situation

Posted: 9:38 AM, Jul 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-06 15:38:40Z

Tucson police responded to an eastside barricade situation Friday.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, a man at a home near Stella and Grady threatened suicide and pointed a gun at his head. Negotiators spoke with the man and evacuated nearby homes.

Police asked motorists to avoid the area during the negotiation.