Update: Two People Successfully Removed from Gulfport Home After Barricade Prompts SWAT team, Police and Negotiator
Two adults have been successfully removed from that home in the 2100 block of 21st Street in Gulfport after Gulfport Police, a SWAT team and negotiators swarmed that downtown area Thursday morning in response to a dangerous situation that began to unfold just before 6 am. According to initial reports, a person barricaded himself inside a home in the 2100 block of 21st Street after police returned for a follow up after an event reported at the home the night before. No official word about what that event was, but what we do know is police still have blocked off that area – 21st Street and 22nd Avenue – and are warning the public to avoid this section of town until further noti8ce. News 25 Today’s Gabby Easterwood has provided live reports throughout the morning from the scene. News 25 will continue to keep you updated.