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Man taken into custody in Portsmouth barricade situation

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Posted at 7:39 AM, May 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-31 07:39:44-04

Portsmouth, Va. - A man got into a fight with his family Thursday night, then barricaded himself inside a home with a gun.

Police say the fight started around 10:30 p.m. at a home on Maurice Avenue and Van Patton Place.

That's just off Portsmouth Boulevard. A tactical team was called to help.

Police say the man was taken into custody just before 1 a.m. Friday morning.

They say he was taken to the hospital for psychiatric treatment. Police say no one was hurt.