A man remanded in custody after an accident with police in East Cambridge

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A man has been remanded in custody after barricading himself inside a residence in East Cambridge on Friday, prompting police to close part of the neighborhood down during the conflict, Cambridge police said.

Officers responded to Sciarappa Street on the report of the shooting at. 02.12 and saw the man enter the apartment, Jeremy Warnick, a spokesman for the Cambridge Police Department, said in an email Friday night.

Officers tried to communicate with the man, including by using a speaker, Warnick said. Other occupants of the multi-storey residential building were safely evacuated.

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