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Gunman barricaded inside a Huntsville apartment

A man barricaded himself inside an apartment after breaking in.

Posted: Aug. 4, 2018 5:47 PM
Updated: Aug. 4, 2018 10:43 PM

UPDATE: Police have identified the suspect as Kenneth Lamarte Adams and he is now in police custody. Police have issued two felony warrants.

UPDATE: People in the houses around the apartment have been evacuated. 

Huntsville Police Officials tell WAAY 31 a man has barricaded himself in a woman's apartment.  

Police have closed off the intersection where the apartment is located between Drake and Newson Road. 

Officials tell us the male suspect broke into a woman's apartment, she escaped and is safe, but the man is still inside. 

The suspect is said to be armed with a handgun. 

WAAY 31 has a crew on scene and will bring you more information as soon as we receive it as this is a developing story. 

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