AUSTIN, Texas — A suspect is in custody after a 12-hour SWAT situation at a southeast Austin home on Wednesday.
Around 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, the Austin Police Department received a call to the 3100 block of Collins Creek Drive regarding a home disturbance that involved a person with a gun. The dispatcher was informed that the person had been making threats with a gun.
Once on the scene, officers surrounded the home and informed the person to put down their weapon and leave the residence. The person refused to do so and proceeded to barricade themselves into the home with the gun, police said during a press conference early Wednesday morning.
APD proceeded to call the SWAT team to assist in removing the person from the home. The person had no verbal communication with APD or the SWAT team for hours, police confirmed.
APD announced the scene was clear just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, 12 hours after the department initially announced SWAT was on the scene.
No additional information is available at this time.
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