Police: Female suspect hospitalized after Scottsdale barricade

A woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a barricade situation near Via de Ventura and Hayden Road in Scottsdale.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Police in Scottsdale said a suspect has been taken to a hospital after a barricade situation Friday afternoon.

The 29-year-old suspect had been barricaded in a residence near Hayden Road and Via de Ventura.

Police said she had barricaded herself in a home that two construction workers were inside. She went inside, showed a handgun and forced them out, according to police.

The responding SWAT team found the suspect unconscious from what police believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Medical personnel took her to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The homeowners weren't at the home, but the woman is a family friend of theirs, according to police.

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