SWAT Team Deployed to Villa Grande South

The public is advised to stay away from that area until further notice.

UPDATE, 9:15 a.m.: Police advise that the situation is resolved, with the suspect in custody.

ORIGINAL POST: SWAT team members from the St. Petersburg Police department are currently at a residence at Villa Grande South, where there is a 58-year-old man standing outside with a handgun.

Police say that at least one shot has been fired. The subject is reportedly threatening to hurt himself. The media are being asked not to use helicopters.

Motorists are advised to stay away from that area.

The media are gathered at Mango Avenue and Villa Grande Avenue South.


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