Heavy police presence in Revere following reported standoff

REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A heavy police presence could be seen on Francis Street in Revere after a standoff at a home in the region.

The standoff, which appeared to be over in mid-morning on Sunday, started at roughly 5 a.m.

Reports said that at least one person was barricaded inside a home on the street.

Police say they responded to the home following a report of shots fired. The occupants of the home refused to leave, sparking a special operation response.

Police say all people in the house have been accounted for. A total of six people were removed from the home.

Police have obtained a search warrant for the home and are now investigating.

We’re continuing to gather information on the incident; stay with 7News for more information as it becomes available.

Police presence on Francis Street for a shots fired call.Occupants refused to exit dwelling requiring a special operation response. All residents are accounted for and the scene is cleared.

Posted by Revere Police on Sunday, October 16, 2016

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