Norfolk Police scene involving barricaded person cleared

Posted at 12:32 PM, Oct 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-15 14:27:57-04

Norfolk, Va. – Police were called to a scene involving a barricaded person at River Point Apartments.

Norfolk police received a call of a suicidal person and a hostage negotiation team responded to the location, according to Norfolk Police Corporal Wray.

It is unknown if the person had a weapon or if anyone else was in the house.

The 400 block of Painter Street was closed due to the situation, but is now open to traffic.

Police say it was an isolated incident and not a threat to public safety