Norman Apartment Building Evacuated After Man Barricades Himself Inside

Sunday, July 16th 2017, 12:19 pm
By: News 9

A Norman apartment building has been evacuated after a man barricaded himself inside Sunday morning.

According to the Norman Police Department, officers were called to the Emerald Green Apartments at 2815 Dewey Avenue for a welfare check on a man believed to be suicidal. Police also said the man is a mental patient.

Police said he is the only person in his apartment.

The SWAT team negotiated with the for over four hours before taking him into custody without incident.

At this time, police have not released his name.

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