Man barricades himself in room at downtown DoubleTree

Man barricades himself in room at downtown DoubleTree

Cleveland Police say a man with a gun barricaded himself in a hotel room downtown. Several units responded to the DoubleTree Tuesday night.

Police spoke with family members, who said the man has been in crisis intervention previously.

After more than an hour, police were able to gain access to the 11

th

floor room and get him to safety without incident.

Rooms directly above and below, along with other rooms on the floor, were evacuated.

Police are unsure what caused the incident.

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