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(UPDATE): Man arrested after police say he barricaded inside a vehicle with a gun

Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 6:35 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2021 at 2:02 PM CST
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A Horace man was arrested Saturday after police say he barricaded himself inside a vehicle with a gun.

The incident led Fargo Police to warn people in a certain part of the city to shelter in place for more than six hours while they dealt with the situation.

Around 5 a.m. authorities were working in the area of the 2700 block of Villa Dr. and the 1300 block of Gate Dr. S. Authorities also urged people to stay away from the intersection of 25th St. S. and 13th Ave. S. and close to 17th Ave. S. Dispatch contacted people in the area urging them to stay inside and lock their doors.

Around 9:30 a.m. police say they found a suspicious device inside the vehicle and had to call in the bomb squad to safely remove the device.

The shelter in place was lifted and authorities cleared the scene around 11:30 a.m. Police arrested 29-year-old Joshua Hoelanderson for terrorizing, felony preventing arrest, refusal to halt and fleeing in a motor vehicle.

No further details are being released at this time. Stick with Valley News Live for the latest.

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(ORIGINAL)- Fargo Police are urging people in a certain part of the city to shelter in place as they deal with an armed man barricaded inside a vehicle.

Police say people need to avoid the area around the 2700 block of Villa Dr. and the 1300 block of Gate Dr. S. Authorities are also urging people to stay away from the intersection of 25th St. S. and 13th Ave. S. and close to 17th Ave. S.

Fargo Police say they have the man contained in the area, but he may decide to move, posing a new risk to people in other parts of town.

Dispatch has contacted people in the area urging them to stay inside and lock their doors. Officers have been dealing with this situation since the early morning hours on Saturday, Jan. 23.

Stay with Valley News Live as we continue to follow this breaking news.

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