Suspect in custody after police standoff at Phoenix apartment

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PHOENIX -- A suspect was taken into custody after a standoff situation at an apartment near 17th and Oak streets in Phoenix Friday morning.

Police officers evacuated nearby residents and blocked off the area.

Some of the residents told 3TV reporter Javier Soto that at approximately 9 a.m., police officers knocked on their doors and told them to evacuate because there was a person with a gun inside an apartment.

A SWAT team was called in and set up a perimeter.

The suspect was taken into custody at approximately 10:45 a.m.

At this time, it is unclear who the person is and what led to the standoff.