Man arrested after hours-long standoff near Sloan Lake

DENVER – A wanted man was arrested after spending several hours barricaded inside a home near Sloan Lake, Denver police said Wednesday morning.

The man, wanted on a gun charge, went inside a home near West Colfax Avenue and Yates Street before 2 a.m.

Denver police and SWAT responded and spent several hours trying to negotiate with the man to get him to come out of the house. Neighbors in the surrounding area were notified via phone to stay inside.

Police said shortly before 5 a.m. that the man was taken into custody without incident.

There were no reports of any injuries related to the standoff.

Police have not identified the suspect.

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