According to US police code, barricade situation means an incident where a person maintains a position of cover or concealment and ignores or resists law enforcement personnel, and it is reasonable to believe the subject is armed with a dangerous or deadly weapon, reports Xinhua news agency.
The incident took place place at Fort Belvoir, a US Army installation in the state of Virginia, on Sunday morning, reports Xinhua news agency.
It was “resolved peacefully” as of 3 p.m. with the involvement of law enforcement agencies such as Federal Bureau of Investigation, the base said in a Twitter post.
Fort Belvoir is located about 30 km southwest of Washington D.C.
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