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UPDATE: ‘Critical incident’ involves man barricaded, threatening to commit suicide

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are still on the scene of what they’re now calling “a critical incident that involves just one person” off Eastwood Road.

It’s going on in at the Reserve at Mayfaire apartment complex.

A WPD spokeswoman says around 11:30 am officers responded to a call at an apartment complex near Mayfaire where a subject had barricaded himself in his apartment threatening to commit suicide. Police negotiators, officers and EMS have been on the scene working to resolve the matter peaceably.

Police say there is no immediate threat to the public.
The name of the subject is not being released at this time. WPD has set up a command post at a hotel nearby.

Officers have some streets in the area blocked off, including Parker Farm Road at the apartment complex, but residents have been able to come and go.

WWAY has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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