Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies diffused a situation involving a Ruskin man who had barricaded himself inside his home and threatened suicide with a firearm Thursday evening.
Officials reported via the agency's Twitter account that the man was taken into custody without incident.
UPDATE: The barricaded subject is now in custody without incident. No injuries to the subject or HCSO personnel.— HCSO (@HCSOSheriff) October 20, 2017
As a precaution, deputies evacuated adjoining homes on Tanana Fall Drive.
No further information has been released.
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