By CBSBoston.com Staff

DORCHESTER (CBS) — A Boston Police SWAT team was called in Thursday after a backyard fight turned into a standoff.

Investigators say the incident started after the suspect allegedly pistol-whipped his neighbor then barricaded himself inside a home on Centre Street in Dorchester.

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The heavily-armed SWAT team showed up when the suspect wouldn’t come out of his apartment.

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The SWAT Team at a Dorchester apartment where a suspect pistol-whipped his neighbor then barricaded himself. (WBZ-TV)

The suspect was peacefully taken into custody around 12:30 p.m.

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No word on the extent of the injuries to the victim.

CBSBoston.com Staff