Barricade situation in Wheat Ridge calls for SWAT team, suspect arrested

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WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (KDVR) — Wheat Ridge police arrested 46-year-old Brother Gonzalez on an outstanding felony warrant for domestic violence on Monday evening.

WRPD called in the assistance of the SWAT team after Gonzalez barricaded in a shed in the 11000 block of W. 44th Avenue. Officers responded to a call at the location around 11:30 a.m.

Neighbors in the immediate area were asked to evacuate for safety reasons. A CodeRed was later sent to residents in the area to shelter in place.

The westbound lane of W. 44th at Pierson Street was blocked off.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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