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SWAT standoff in Bankers Hill

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - On Friday night, San Diego Police responded to a possible SWAT standoff in the 100 block of Thorn St., in the Bankers Hill area.

According to authorities, the suspect is believed to be armed with a shotgun and has barricaded himself inside a home. Officers have evacuated adjacent residences.

"I heard a siren, then I saw the flashing lights through my front door because I live right there in that main building so I popped out and there were cop cars everywhere," said Julie Merry, a resident in the area. 

A SWAT team was called in after an officer arrived on the scene and heard a single gunshot. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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