Negotiators Deescalate Armed Barricaded Man

On Sunday April 10, 2022 at approximately 22:30 hours officers from District B-3 responded to Thane Street for reports of an armed barricaded subject, also known as a Code 99.

Officers were told the man, whom was barricaded in a basement, was in possession of a knife and had expressed suicidal ideations.

Command staff soon arrived to the scene. SWAT and District Negotiators were called in. After a short time, the man was safely disarmed by police. He was transported by Boston EMS to an area hospital for an evaluation.

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with mental illness or is suffering from suicidal ideation please contact The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health for resources, or call 800-273-8255