UPDATE - 2:17PM - Washoe County Deputies say the suspect was not in the house they suspected. However, there is no reason for neighbors to be concerned, deputies say.
All roads are back open.
UPDATE - 2:04PM - The standoff is over, according to deputies. We will have information as it becomes available.
UPDATE - 12:26PM - The school lockdowns have been lifted.
UPDATE - 12:02PM - Deputy Armando Avina tells News 4 that deputies attempted to pull over a driver of a possibly stolen vehicle and were led on a high speed chase. Deputies abandoned the chase due to being in a residential neighborhood and having posing a large risk factor. Deputies found the stolen vehicle in the backyard of a residence on Chocolate Drive and have the female passenger of the car in custody.
Deputies say the driver took off on foot. Witnesses say he entered a residence in the area of Chocolate Drive and W. 6th Avenue and barricaded himself. SWAT and the Hostage Team are on scene working to get the suspect who has barricaded himself in a residence.
Due to proximity to schools, WCSO called Washoe County School District to lock down the nearby schools.
Stay with News 4 for updates.
UPDATE - 11:54AM - Washoe County is currently working a situation, and says all homeowners are advised to stay inside. Washoe County Sheriff's Deputies say there is a suspect at large in the area of Chocolate Drive.
News 4 just spoke to Harvey's Sun Valley Bar, which is a few blocks from Chocolate Drive. An employee said that they got a phone call a short while ago that they needed to lock their doors and close their windows. She was not told why and they haven’t seen anything.
SUN VALLEY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) – Two elementary schools in Sun Valley are on precautionary yellow code lockdown since 10 am Wednesday morning.
According to a Washoe County School District spokesperson, Ester Bennett and Lois Allen Elementary School were placed on lockdown per the request of Sheriffs Deputies.
We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.