Active Scene, Residents Asked to Avoid Grant Street
TAUNTON — Chief Edward J. Walsh reports that the Taunton Police Department and its law enforcement partners are actively responding to a barricaded subject at a residence on Grant Street.
At approximately 2:20 p.m., Taunton Police responded to a home on Grant Street for a report of a disturbance. When officers arrived on the scene, the suspect barricaded themself inside the home. Officers on-scene were made aware that there was an unsecured firearm inside the home.
Taunton Police requested mutual aid support through the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) and are actively working toward a peaceful resolution. Residents are asked to avoid the area of Grant Street, which has been shut down, until further notice.
No further information is available at this time.