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Man in custody after barricade at home with woman, children

Updated Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 | 2:14 p.m.

Metro Police took a man into custody who was armed with a gun and barricaded inside a home with a woman and three children, officials said.

A standoff started about 5 a.m. today at a house at 7800 Millhopper Ave., near Lake Mead Boulevard and Buffalo Drive. Police evacuated the neighborhood and rescued the woman and children about 6:25 a.m., Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said.

The man was not related to anyone inside the home, Meltzer said. Police took the man into custody about 7:45 a.m. No one was injured.

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