SWAT scene near Sharpstown ends peacefully

September 9, 2012 2:33:31 PM PDT
A SWAT team coaxed a man out of an apartment Sunday in southwest Houston after a nearly three-hour standoff.

It happened in the 7500 block of Bellerive at Marinette Drive.

According to a Houston Police Department spokesperson, a veteran in his 50s barricaded himself in an apartment. No one else was inside with him.

Police believed he may have been armed and planned to harm himself.

The man was taken into custody shortly before 2pm without incident.

No additional details were immediately available.