Columbus Police Close Road As SWAT Responds To Barricade Situation

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Columbus Police have closed an eastside road as SWAT investigates a barricade situation. It comes after an earlier report of shots fired.

Police closed Nelson Road between East 5th and Willamont Avenues around 9:45 p.m. Sunday.

Police said they got several people out of a house in the 700 block of North Nelson Road. Officers have not said if anyone was still inside the house or if any of those people were arrested.

Police said power crews will be shutting off electricity to the house as they continue to investigate.

Officers are urging people in the area to say inside their own homes and keep their doors and windows locked, but they have not ordered any evacuations.

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