Carjacking suspect in custody after barricading himself inside house in Englewood

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — A carjacking suspect involved in a SWAT situation in Englewood on Sunday morning was taken into custody later the same day.

The suspect is being treated for tear gas exposure but had no other injuries. No law enforcement officers were injured.

Original story below:

The incident started following a carjacking in the 2500 block of Welton Street around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. The vehicle was found around 3:30 a.m. at a home in the 2100 block of West Baltic Place, police said.

The suspect, a 23-year-old male, has two felony warrants and is believed to be alone inside the home.

Authorities, including a SWAT team, are negotiating with the suspect.

Evacuations are in place for some residences in the area, but police say there is no threat to the public.

FOX31 and Channel 2 have a crew on the scene working to find out the latest and will update this page with the latest information. 

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