Armed suicidal man at Civic Center Plaza surrenders to SFPD ending hours-long standoff

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6:30 PM UPDATE: San Francisco Police Officer Carlos Manfredi reports the standoff has ended peacefully.


The San Francisco Police Department is evacuating people from Civic Center Plaza and City Hall due to a man in the area with a handgun.

Police say they do not know his intentions.

Negotiators and tactical units are on the scene.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

KTVU's Leigh Martinez is nearby and is Tweeting updates: