Wanted Suspect in Police Standoff in Opa-locka

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A suspect wanted on weapons charges barricaded himself inside an Opa-locka home Wednesday when officers attempted to serve a warrant, officials said.

The incident happened at 14100 Northwest 24th Avenue, Miami-Dade Police said.

Nearby Nathan B. Young Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution, school board officials said.

The suspect, who was wanted in Broward County, was believed to be armed and dangerous, police said.

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