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A man has barricaded himself in a home on Tucson's south side, officials say.

According to Tucson police spokesman Officer Ray Smith, the man was driving a stolen vehicle about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police began following the driver, who then exited the car and barricaded himself into a home near West Columbia Street and South Ninth Avenue, south of West Ajo Way. Police are still on scene.

No one else is inside the home, Smith says. 

No further information has been released.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott