Woman Escapes, Possible Barricade Situation Ends at Capitol Heights Home

Capitol Heights Elementary School temporarily placed on lockdown as precaution as the situation unfolded; lockdown has ended


A woman escaped a possible barricade situation involving an armed man at a home in Maryland Monday morning, she told police.

Police would not confirm if a weapon was recovered or if a suspect is in custody, only saying it's an ongoing investigation, News4's Tracee Wilkins reported.

The incident was inside a home on Tunic Avenue in Capitol Heights. Police set up a mobile command center outside.

More details were not immediately available, but the incident started with a report of people arguing outside a home.

Capitol Heights Elementary School was temporarily placed on lockdown as a precaution as the situation unfolded. The lockdown has ended. All students are safe.

Some streets near the scene were blocked. 

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