SWAT standoff in southwest Houston ends with suspect in custody

A fight between neighbors escalated into a police standoff in southwest Houston early Monday. (ABC13/John Mizwa)

August 8, 2013 5:50:52 AM PDT
An aggravated assault call led to a four-hour SWAT standoff in southwest Houston this morning.

It started just before 3am at an apartment complex on Pagewood near Ocee.

Police tell us the suspect was fighting with neighbors. That's when authorities say the man who was armed barricaded himself inside his apartment with a number of other people inside.

Four hours later, he surrendered peacefully. Investigators are now questioning witnesses. Charges are pending.

We are gathering more information and will update you on Eyewitness News, abc13.com and on our mobile news apps as additional details become available.

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