Barricade Reported Near Nats Stadium

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    Police shut down several streets in the shadow of Nationals Stadium Wednesday morning for a barricade situation -- which was resolved with no injuries.

    Police said a person was barricaded inside a home at 54 N Street SW. The incident started at about 5 a.m. Police have not said who was barricaded inside, but police sources said they believe a man was holding a woman hostage.

    A SWAT team was called to the scene.

    The following roads were closed in the area:

    • Half St S.W from M St to P St S.W
    • First St and N St S.W
    • Howison Pl and N St S.W
    • Canal St and O St S.W
    • Delaware and M St S.W
    • South Capitol and N St S.W