• Man barricaded inside northeast Memphis home taken into custody, police say

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    A man who was barricaded inside a northeast Memphis home is now in custody, according to police. 

    MPD told FOX13 on scene that the man was taken into custody following the barricade situation. 

    A SWAT team, K-9 unit and mobile command center were set up to assist in getting the man into custody.

    MPD confirmed the man's identity as Alfred LaBarre lll, 36.


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    Police also said this wasn't the first time officers were called out to LaBarre's home.

    Police said they have been called to that neighborhood several times. 

    Officers came for an arson call Tuesday night, and then again Wednesday morning for reports of shots fired.

    When police came this morning, officers didn’t realize who it was coming from initially.

    LaBarre is facing charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and aggravated arson.


    ORIGINAL STORY:

    Neighbors are being evacuated as police attempted to contact a man who is barricaded inside a northeast Memphis home.

    The crime scene in the 2100 block of Rock Ridge Road, near Raleigh LaGrange. Officers have been on the scene all day, but they are now being assisted by SWAT, K-9 units, and a mobile command center.

    Police are attempting to contact the man, but they have been unsuccessful at this point.

    Investigators have not said what prompted the barricade, but neighbors shed some light on the situation. A woman told FOX13 she heard gunshots Sunday night and police returned on Monday.

    Others said police have been in the area in for the past few days.

    Another woman told FOX13 her friend's son was grazed by a bullet.

    Police stressed the top concern is “having this individual surrender peacefully.”

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