By CBSBoston.com Staff

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) — A man was arrested after Cambridge Police responded to a barricaded suspect on Friday morning. The situation was over by around 6:40 a.m.

Some residents were told to shelter in place as tactical officers and negotiations were called to the area of Sciarappa Street between Spring and Charles Street.

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According to police, the suspect had access to a gun. One other person was in the apartment at the time. The rest of the building was evacuated. No injuries were reported.

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Officers first responded to a multi-family home in the area around 2:30 a.m. for reports of shots fired. They found ballistic evidence and saw the man in the window. At that time, they cleared the street and brought in negotiators.

A language barrier slowed negotiations, police said, but they were eventually able to communicate with the man and bring the situation to a peaceful end.

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Police said a gun was recovered from inside a truck outside the home.

CBSBoston.com Staff