Heavily armed police locked in stand-off with gunman in Adelaide

Heavily armed police have surrounded a hostel in the heart of Adelaide amid reports of a man armed with a gun.

Several police crews raced to the building on Carrington Street just before 1pm AEST.

The street has been cordoned off and neighbouring homes and businesses evacuated while police respond to the tense stand-off.


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It’s understood a man has barricaded himself inside a hostel and is armed with a gun.

The man is said to be threatening police.

Officers can be seen with their guns drawn and aimed at the building while seeking shelter behind parked cars in the street.

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