Standoff in Sierra Vista ends peacefully

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Sierra Vista Police were able to forcibly subdue a man who had barricaded himself and his child in a room of his home for six hours.

Police were called to the home in the 400 block of Via Luna shortly before midnight on Friday, December 19. Officers discovered that the man was distraught over problems with his relationship, and that it was believed that he was armed with a gun. After six hours of crisis negotiation, members of the Police Tactical Unit were able to subdue the man and free the child unharmed. No shots were fired during the incident.