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UPDATED: Police responding to barricade situation near Alexandria City High School

(Updated 5:40 p.m.) A barricade situation near Woods Place and Quaker Lane, a few blocks from Alexandria City High School, started a little after noon today and police said, around 5:40 p.m., shots were reported fired inside the home.

Public Information Officer Marcel Bassett told ALXnow the barricade situation is ongoing and shots were fired around 5:30 p.m.

There are reports that a person may have fired gunshots earlier around noon and barricaded inside of the house with another person, according to scanner traffic. Police told ALXnow that a hostage negotiations team is on-site.

Photo via Google Maps, Jay Westcott contributed to this story

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