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Man who barricaded self inside after shooting at officers arrested, police say

He is charged on several counts of attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer.
Credit: Largo Police Department

LARGO, Fla. — A man has been arrested after police say he shot at officers while barricaded inside his home. 

Officers responded to a home on 142nd Avenue N in Largo around 8:40 p.m. Saturday after getting a call of a man who was intoxicated and armed with several firearms who locked himself inside his bedroom. 

When officers arrived, the man, identified as 58-year-old Francis Fahey, fired several times from inside his home. Multiple officers returned fire. No one was injured during the exchange of gunfire. 

Largo Police say the area was locked down and the department's tactical apprehension and control team responded to the scene. When the team arrived, Fahey fired again at police from inside his house. 

Fahey was eventually taken into custody inside his home without incident. 

Police are still investigating. 

Fahey was arrested and is charged with multiple counts of attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer. 

This is a developing story; check back for updates. 

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