UPDATE: Armed subject situation resolved in Bloomington

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Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 3:33 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 3:56 PM CST
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UPDATE 3:54 P.M. - The Bloomington Police Department says the situation in the 3200 block of Eaglecrest Road has been resolved.

BLOOMINGTON (25 News Now) - The Bloomington Police Department is asking the public to avoid the area of the 3200 block of Eaglecrest Road after responding to a call of an armed subject.

Bloomington Police spokesperson Officer Brandt Parsley says the call came in at 2:49 p.m. for an armed subject barricaded in a home.

Police believe the individual has a pistol and is alone in the home - the person who made the call is outside safe with officers.

Neighbors are being told to stay inside their homes.

Police are hoping for a peaceful resolution.

The department is also asking the public to refrain from posting information that may negatively affect this incident or impact the safety of those involved.