SWAT situation in Leander ends peacefully - MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports

SWAT situation in Leander ends peacefully

Posted: Updated:

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.

Powered by WorldNow

119 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 476-7777
Fax: (512) 495-7001

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices