One in custody following SWAT standoff on east side

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UPDATE (5:30 p.m.) – Police say one person is in custody following a SWAT standoff on the east side that started just before 4 p.m. in the 2200 block of North Arlington Avenue.

Investigators said the man had been holed up inside a home after a report of a homicide.

(Earlier): INDIANAPOLIS – A SWAT standoff is underway on the east side in connection with a homicide, Indianapolis Metropolitan police say.

Police said the SWAT team was called to the 2200 block of North Arlington Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Dispatchers said a person was holed up inside a home and wouldn’t come out.

IMPD said they were trying to negotiate the peaceful surrender of a man. Northbound Arlington Avenue is closed at 21st Street.

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