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Police: Man surrenders after firing at police, barricading himself in Northwest Baltimore

A man wanted by Baltimore police in connection to a homicide surrendered early Saturday morning after firing a gun at officers and barricading himself inside a Northwest Baltimore home, police said.

Officers assigned to the department’s Northern District Station arrived in the 1200 block of Loyola Northway around 6:45 p.m. Friday to “serve an arrest warrant on a murder suspect,” said Detective Vernon Davis, a police spokesman.

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At the scene, Davis said, the man barricaded himself in a residence and “used a firearm to discharge several rounds in the direction of law enforcement.”

City SWAT and crisis response teams assisted with the barricade situation, Davis said. Nobody was injured.

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The man surrendered “without further incident” around 12:45 a.m. Saturday, Davis said.

Davis said Saturday morning he could not provide the man’s identity or what he was charged with.

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