An armed man is suspected to be barricaded inside an apartment home on Truax Court, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

The department got a call at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday from a person claiming they were being threatened by a man with a gun.

The suspect, a 43-year-old man was believed to be inside alone, but with a weapon, according to the department. A SWAT team was also called to the complex.

Sheriff deputies evacuated the surrounding apartments, but cleared the area at around 7:30 p.m. after finding no one inside the apartment. The suspect is still on the loose.

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