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Barricaded Subject Taken Into Custody in Dorchester

The suspect was "peacefully" taken into custody around 12:30 p.m., police said

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A person who barricaded themselves inside a Dorchester apartment building on Thursday morning was taken into custody, Boston police said.

Authorities responded to Centre Street near Dorchester Avenue for reports of a barricaded person inside an apartment shortly after 11 a.m. The suspect was "peacefully" taken into custody around 12:30 p.m., police said.

The incident apparently started when the suspect pistol whipped another neighbor during an argument in the backyard, officials said.

The scene has since been cleared.

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