Woman holds police at bay during SWAT standoff

May 13, 2008 10:59:55 AM PDT
A SWAT scene unfolded in northeast Houston overnight involving who police described as a deranged woman. A woman at the home on Kashmere near Caplin called police to report that her sister threatened her with a knife. Police arrived, but the sister barricaded herself in a room. After a three hour standoff, SWAT officers went into the room and subdued the woman with a Taser.

She's in the hospital. Relatives blame her behavior on medication she had been taking.

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