Newport News Police requested assistance from tactical units shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday night after a man was barricaded with a weapon on the 5000 block of Madison Avenue.

According to police, the situation began as a domestic incident.

Police officials say that the suspect was eventually taken into custody without incident. This is all of the information that we have at this time. We will update you when we know more.


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