Man barricades himself inside midtown home - Tucson News Now

Man barricades himself inside midtown home

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police say an armed man barricaded himself inside a midtown home with a one-year-old child early Wednesday morning.  The man and child are now out of the home, and the child is safe.

Police tell us they received several 911 calls reporting a domestic dispute in the street in the 2700 Block of N. Los Altos around Midnight.  Callers reported that it was getting physical.  The woman did suffer minor injuries from the fight, but did not need to be treated.

Officers responded and the man barricaded himself in a home with the child.  SWAT and a hostage negotiator were called to the scene.  The man eventually came out of the home with the child around 2:30 a.m.

The man was questioned and then arrested. The one-year-old child was taken into custody by state authorities. 

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