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New Orleans SWAT responds after 1 self-barricades in Algiers: NOPD

Officers with the New Orleans Police Department have urged the public to avoid the area until police can resolve the issue, police said.

NEW ORLEANS — Officers responded to reports of a person barricading themselves in a New Orleans home early Saturday morning, a statement from police said.

New Orleans SWAT became involved at the 1900 block of Elizardi Boulevard scene, near Wall Boulevard in Algiers around 3:46 a.m. Later police detained the person.

Officers with the New Orleans Police Department have urged the public to avoid the area until police can resolve the issue, a statement from NOPD's Public Affairs Division said.

"No additional details are currently available," the Saturday morning statement said.

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