SWAT team standoff ends in Oakland

June 19, 2009 7:04:02 AM PDT
The Oakland police SWAT team arrested a murder suspect overnight, following a tense standoff.

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The man had barricaded himself in a home on the 1000 block of 16th Street. Police set up a perimeter and asked residents to shelter inside their homes.

Ultimately, they took the man into custody just before 3:30 a.m..

Investigators say the man is a suspect in the Monday morning murder of two sisters at the Value Inn on MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland.

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