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Armed barricade situation in Aurora resolved peacefully

Residents were evacuated while the SWAT team responded to a mobile home park near Cimarron Circle and East 13th Avenue, police said.

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department (APD) said that an armed barricade situation requiring the SWAT team and a K9 unit on Tuesday has been resolved peacefully.

APD said at 11:55 a.m. that officers had responded to a mobile home park near Cimarron Circle and East 13th Avenue. That is near Colfax Avenue and Interstate 225 in Aurora.

The situation began when a man menaced a family member with a gun and fired gunshots before officers arrived, APD said.

At 1:09 p.m., APD said that the man had exited the house, was safely taken to into custody and was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Police said no injuries were reported.

Impacted neighbors and residents were evacuated while the incident took place and were allowed to return home after the man was taken into custody.

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