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Family altercation at Escondido home leads to standoff with SWAT

Standoff in Escondido
Posted at 5:54 PM, Dec 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-05 00:35:23-05

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) — Police say no one was injured following a standoff at a home in Escondido after a person pointed a gun at family members during an altercation Saturday evening.

It happened just before 5:00 p.m. in the area of Idaho Avenue and S Juniper Street.

According to the Escondido Police Department, the person pointed a weapon described as a rifle or shotgun at family members.

Police say the victims have made it out safe and officials are now negotiating with the person who barricaded themselves inside the home.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.