It began around 5:30 p.m. Monday on the 3200 block of Red Lion Road.
Authorities responded to a report of a man with a gun.
Police cordoned off the area and declared a barricade situation.
Philadelphia police were joined on scene with the Philadelphia Fire Department, the Office of Emergency Management, SWAT units, and negotiators.
Police placed a nearby shopping plaza on lockdown as they tried to talk to the man.
Just after 7:30 p.m. the man was arrested and the scene was cleared.
No injuries were reported.