Suspect in custody after being barricaded in Sammamish home

Police responded to a domestic situation on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in an order to create shelters for nearby residents.

SAMMAMISH, Wash. — A suspect is in custody after being barricaded at a Sammamish home following a domestic violence incident.

Residents within a quarter mile of 244th Place and SE Klahanie Boulevard in Sammamish were told to take shelter over police activity on Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to a home situation around 3pm. One person barricaded himself inside a home, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Sergeant Corbett Ford told KING 5 that shots were reportedly fired from inside the home. However, it is unclear what the suspect shot at.

As a precaution, Ford said SWAT and a crisis negotiation team were called to the scene.

It’s an isolated case, but people have been told to avoid the area and neighbors have been told to stay indoors. Some of the surrounding homes were evacuated, Ford said.

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