Barricade situation ends in Port Richmond; suspect at large

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Friday, January 20, 2017

PORT RICHMOND (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police and the SWAT team unit responded to the scene of a barricade situation in the Port Richmond section.

A shelter in place was temporarily in effect at nearby Webster Elementary as a precaution. It has since been lifted.

Police say a man, believed to be armed, barricaded himself inside a house along the 3600 block of Frankford Avenue.

They say the man is possibly a suspect in a triple shooting.

Police entered the house around 11:45 a.m. and found nobody inside.

The suspect remains at large.

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