UPDATE: Suspect in SWAT standoff in West El Paso neighborhood taken into custody

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UPDATE: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department has confirmed the subject was taken into custody around 2:30 PM on Wednesday. Emergency crews treated the subject who reportedly had self-inflicted injuries.

ORIGINAL: EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department’s SWAT Team was called to a West El Paso neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.

The call was concerning a “barricaded subject” in the 6300 block of Casper Ridge, an El Paso Police Department alert said. Please avoid the area.

In a tweet, Police said a man is armed with a rifle and has shot himself. He is refusing to surrender.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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