San Jose

Fight Between Roommates Leads to Standoff at San Jose Residence

San Jose police responded Tuesday to a fight in a residence in which one roommate reported that the other threatened him with a meat cleaver or similar weapon, police said.

Police responded to the residence located in the 500 block of Madera Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. and were unable to contact the suspect inside the residence despite attempts to do so. Crisis intervention teams and mental health staff were also unable to negotiate with the suspect, authorities confirmed.

Police said there were no hostages. No other information was immediately available.

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