Armed Man Refuses To Leave Home

Posted at 4:57 AM, Jun 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-01 10:11:47-04

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.