The Islamic State militant group released a video Tuesday that it claimed shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a reported standoff in north Baton Rouge.
Witnesses reported a heavy law enforcement presence near the corner of Joor Road and Tracy Avenue.
Casey Rayborn Hicks, spokesperson for EBRSO, said a man who made threats to his girlfriend is inside his home with a weapon and refusing to exit the home.
She added investigators believe the man is alone inside. His name was not given.
EBRSO SWAT was also spotted at the scene.
No further details were released.
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