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SWAT situation in Leander ends peacefully

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A five hour standoff between a suicidal man and SWAT ended peacefully Tuesday night.

Authorities say it started around 4:20 p.m. when the suspect called police threatening suicide. A family member then contacted police.

When police arrived at the residence located at the corner of Presidio Drive and Sonoma Cove, the suspect refused to come out.

SWAT was called and negotiator was able to talk the suspect into coming out.

Police had to evacuate several homes, a nearby park and shut down several roads as a precaution.

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