Update: standoff ends in Poway
POWAY (KUSI) – An hours-long standoff ended Sunday afternoon after a man barricaded himself in a Poway building for much of the morning and early afternoon.
The standoff was taking place at an apartment attached to a business on the 14000 block of Poway Road.
The road was blocked off between Garden Road and Sudan Road. Authorities confirmed that no one was in danger.
The Sheriff’s Department said SWAT and crisis negotiation teams were at the scene. The department also urged media and others not to post pictures or video that could endanger deputies.
“Please do not put the lives of deputies at risk by posting video or photos of their positions LIVE on TV, web or social media during the incident,” the department said.
Sheriff Lt. Dave Perkins confirmed that the standoff had ended by about 1 p.m. No details on how the situation was resolved or identifying information on the suspect was immediately available.