Police late Tuesday are working to get someone to come out of a home in San Jose.
The standoff is in the area of West San Carlos Street, between Buena Vista and Willard avenues.
Police were initially responding to a family disturbance. A man got into an argument with his mother and started destroying the house, according to police.
The woman got out, but her son is still in there.
No one has been hurt, but police said the man has mental-health issues and has not been taking his medication.
No other information was immediately available.