ECSO: Armed man barricaded inside Budget Inn

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Escambia County (Florida) Sheriff's Office (ECSO) deputies, SWAT, and a negotiation team are at a Pensacola hotel after a man armed with a firearm reportedly barricaded himself inside a room.

Patrol officers were dispatched to Budget Inn on 9 Mile Road to serve felony warrants, including aggravated battery, according to ECSO spokesperson, Maj. Andrew Hobbs. The unnamed person shut himself inside a room and refused to come out, according to Maj. Hobbs.