DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A person is in custody following a shooting inside a Doylestown home. It happened Thursday afternoon at a home in the Belmont Square area, near the intersection of Court and East Streets.
The shooting caused a barricade situation inside the home.
The police incident on Belmont Square has been resolved with no injuries. One subject is in custody. The shelter in place has been lifted and evacuated residents may return to their homes. Be alert and patient however for remaining first responders and emergency vehicles
— DoylestownBorough (@DoylestownBoro) November 7, 2019
Some nearby residents were evacuated while others were told to shelter in place. Officials say the shelter in place has been lifted and residents may return to their homes.
— Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) November 7, 2019
“I heard all the commotion in front of my house, so I got a little worried and police were all over the place,” neighbor Tom Lingenfelter said.
Police are on scene responding to reports of a shooting in the area of Belmont Square in Doylestown Borough near the intersection of Court and East streets. Neighbors should call 911 and shelter in place unless evacuated. Please avoid the area.
— Bucks Co DA's Office (@BucksDa) November 7, 2019
Officials say the shelter in place has been lifted and residents may return to their homes.
No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect’s name has not been released.