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Report on Armed, Barricaded Suspect Near Los Gatos is False: Sheriff

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    Santa Clara County deputies work the scene of a reported barricaded suspect in Redwood Estates, south of Los Gatos. (Jan. 17, 2019)

    Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene of a reported barricaded suspect who was firing shots with a rifle Thursday near Los Gatos, but the report turned out to be false, Santa Clara County sheriff's officials said.

    The incident was reported about 4 p.m. on Oak Road, near Highway 17, in Redwood Estates, sheriff's officials said. Deputies formed a perimeter and began assessing the situation.

    They later determined there were no shots fired and the information provided about a barricaded suspect was found to be false, officials said.

    The party who reported the incident was being evaluated, sheriff's officials said.

    No further details were available.

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