NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -- SWAT members stormed a New Haven home on Wednesday afternoon and took one person into custody on a federal gun charge.

Crews surrounded the home on West Hazel Street, around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Investigators said they spotted a man, later identified as 28-year-old Errie McClendon, sitting on the front porch of the home who they identified as having outstanding warrant.

Police said McClendon ducked inside the house and barricaded himself inside.

As police swarmed the home, his relatives made sure the situation ended peacefully.

McClendon's family members said the man was not armed, and was not trying to hurt anyone.

Eventually, they convinced him to come out.

That’s when he was taken into custody.

After police took McClendon into custody they did search the home for weapons, although the homeowner says there were no guns inside the house.

Investigators did block off West Hazel Street near the intersection of Sherman Parkway during the incident, but the scene has since cleared.

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