FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale man was taken in custody Tuesday after barricading himself in a room and throwing things at police.
It happened just before 10 a.m. in the 200 block of NW 8 Avenue.READ MORE: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
Police said this began when they got a call about a disturbance between two roommates.READ MORE: Weekend Forecast: Summer Storms Soak South Florida
When officers tried to contact one of them, he armed himself with rocks, a shovel and an ax. The man then started throwing things at police.
The SWAT team had to be called out.MORE NEWS: Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Asks President Joe Biden To Delay Reductions To COVID-19 Treatments
Eventually, the man was taken into custody.