PCSO is asking everyone to avoid the area but is reassuring parents that their kids are safe.
As of 5:19pm, the scene was still active. Boulder Creek Drive is also shut down and the suspect is still confirmed inside.
The suspect was 29 year old Mark Matheny, from Mesa who had fled from Maricopa County and was wanted in connection with the attempted murder of his wife. Maricopa County Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Jones said he tried to hang himself before being taken into police custody. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.