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Suspect barricaded on Indy's southwest side

IMPD said there was a lot of police activity in the area of San Diego Drive and Seattle Avenue and encouraged citizens to "avoid the area for everyone's safety."

INDIANAPOLIS — Police were on the southwest side of Indianapolis Saturday night for a report of a barricaded suspect. 

IMPD said officers were on the scene at the intersection of San Diego Drive and Seattle Avenue, which is near High School Road. 

According to police, a suspect assaulted another person, fired shots then retreated to his residence, where he barricaded himself for several hours. 

At 10:35 p.m. IMPD said the suspect was believed to be contained. 

IMPD said there is a lot of police activity in the area and encouraged citizens to "avoid the area for everyone's safety."

The suspect eventually came out of the home and was taken into custody.