Suspect disappears during SWAT standoff

A man holed up inside a home during a standoff apparently slipped out without being noticed by authorities.

March 3, 2013 6:18:17 AM PST
Police perched outside a suspect's home in southeast Houston for hours this morning, urging him to come outside. When they went in, he was gone.

This all started when a man barricaded himself inside a home on Hershelwood Near Bellfort after some type of fight between him and his wife.

Shots were heard prior to the SWAT team arriving to the scene, according to police.

SWAT officers were on the scene for several hours before they moved in a little after 6:30am. Once inside, they couldn't find the suspect. It's not yet clear when he left the home.

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