- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

AHWATUKEE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities are trying to get a possibly violent suspect who has a gun to come out of his house peacefully in the Phoenix suburb of Ahwatukee.

According to Phoenix police, a wanted man is barricaded in a home near Chandler Boulevard and 13th Avenue.

They say a fugitive detail talked to the suspect on Wednesday. He then ran into his home and barricaded himself.

Police say the man has been holding a firearm while inside the house.

The name of the man and other details haven’t been released yet.

Phoenix police are helping out Tempe police with the situation.

Some neighbors have been temporarily evacuated for their safety during the barricade situation.

Authorities say there are no reports of injuries and the scene is contained.

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