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Authorities in standoff with allegedly armed man on Rockefeller Lane
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Authorities are involved in a standoff in progress with an allegedly armed man in an east side condo.

Dane County dispatch said Dane County Sheriff?s deputies, Madison police and the Madison Fire Department were at 947 Rockefeller Lane Friday morning to evict a resident.

A Dane County official said the man was not cooperating and had barricaded himself in the home. An official at the scene told News 3 there is one person in the house.

A sheriff?s spokeswoman said police have reason to believe the man has weapons. She also said the subject has a history of mental health issues.

Witnesses nearby the Rockefeller Lane scene said police could be heard on a voice amplifier at about 11:20 a.m. ordering the man to exit the home and drop weapons.

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