Man in custody after barricade situation in Northeast Philadelphia

Police were called for reports of a man firing a gun into the air in the parking lot.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Man in custody after barricade situation in Northeast Philly
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A man was arrested after a short barricade situation on Monday afternoon in Northeast Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was arrested after a short barricade situation on Monday afternoon in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened along the 800 block of Red Lion Road just before 2:30 p.m.

Chopper 6 was over the scene of a barricade situation in Northeast Philadelphia.

Police were called there for reports of a man firing a gun into the air in the parking lot.

He then went inside the apartment building, triggering the barricade response and large police presence.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident around 3:45 p.m.