SWAT teams crash into barricaded Phoenix home looking for suspect, hostages (VIDEO)

PHOENIX - A 32-year-old man is dead following a messy barricade situation in a Phoenix neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Israel Celis Sr. was found dead in the back room of a home near 91st Avenue and Highland after authorities forced their way into the residence. Celis was wanted in connection with the abduction of his young son, along with the Tuesday barricade.

Police SWAT teams used an armored vehicle to smash open the front of the house to gain entry after Celis shot at officers.

See PHOTOS from the scene

Air15 video over the area showed the massive vehicle crashing through the home multiple times as armed crews stood by behind shields.

Watch the video embedded in the player above.

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