SWAT Situation In New Port Richey Ends

Although few details are known, a SWAT situation has ended in Pasco County.

According to the sheriff’s office, the SWAT team is on the scene at a Catherine Street home in New Port Richey. Officers arrived on scene just after 8:30 a.m.

Per Pasco fire rescue, one person is dead at the scene and two children are hospitalized with unknown injuries.

Deputies say an armed individual has now barricaded themselves inside the home. Just before 11 a.m. deputies were able to enter the home and take the suspect into custody.