Lexington neighborhood blocked due to standoff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police and Fire units have blocked Prince Albert way, off of Southpoint Drive, due to a suicidal subject barricaded in a home.

According to police, the man involved was formerly in the military. They believe he has rifles in the home and tell us that the man was on the phone with the VA, making suicidal comments.

Drivers who are trying to get from Southpoint Drive to Nicholasville Road are being rerouted at this time.

If you're trying to get into Southpoint neighborhood, drivers should go through Brannon Crossing Shopping Center, or use Clearwater Way.

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