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SWAT negotiating with barricaded man in east Vegas

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Police evacuated residents at an east Las Vegas apartment complex Thursday amid calls of an armed barricaded man.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 9 a.m. in the 2200 block of Sunrise Avenue, near Fremont Street and Eastern Avenue.

When police arrived, a person who was possibly armed refused to come out, according to Metro.

Police said a SWAT team was called to the scene. Metro also believed only one person, possibly a man, was being holed up in an apartment.

Evacuees were being directed to nearby Hollingsworth Elementary School during the police activity.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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