UPDATE: The suspect has surrendered to police, according to NOPD. Eyewitness News is on the scene and will continue to update this story as information becomes available.


NEW ORLEANS -- A SWAT team is at a Gentilly home Friday morning where police say a man has barricaded himself inside with three children.

The home is in the 2000 block of Selma Street.

Officials said the incident began as a domestic situation. They did not say if the man was armed.

Stay with Eyewitness News on WWL-TV and WWLTV.com for more on this developing story.