A siege is reportedly underway in Melbourne after shots were fired at police during a drug raid on Monday morning.
A man is said to be holed up inside his house on Levenia Street in St Albans, in the city's north-west, with officers cordoning off the nearby area.
BREAKING: A siege is underway after police were shot at in St Albans https://t.co/Tg9yTKpUqC— Herald Sun (@theheraldsun) February 26, 2017
Police told Radio Station 3AW they'd attended the house on early Monday morning to carry out a drug warrant.
A handgun was fired a number of times after police showed up, 3AW reports.
— 3AW Melbourne (@3AW693) February 26, 2017
Police are reportedly attempting to speak with a number of people inside the residence.
There are traffic delays in the area due to the police operation.
More to come.
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