Armed Man Refuses To Leave Home

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A man is now in custody after barricading himself inside a home with a gun and refusing to come out early Saturday morning.

The Grand Rapids Police Department stated that the man, Carlos Rodriguez, went inside a home at around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at 156 National Avenue Northwest.

According to a witness, shots were fired inside the home.

Five children and their mother made it out of the home okay.

Grand Rapids S.W.A.T. was on the scene and passed a phone trying to establish communication with the Rodriguez before taking him into custody at around 5:30 a.m.


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  • tracy

    A Mother and % children and a mana carrying and shooting a gun inside an apartment ! What is wrong with people these days first a young Mother of 5? a gunman at 2:30 a.m ? to me it sounds to me like a booty call gone wrong!!!

  • Truther

    Another NRA member on a rampage.
    When we "evolve" and take away the right of lawful citizens to owns guns, the crime will stop