SWAT handcuffs man wanted for murder after sheriff's office reports an E. Harris Co. standoff

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Monday, June 10, 2024
SWAT handcuffs man wanted for murder after E. Harris Co. standoff
Harris County Sheriff's Office SWAT officers arrested a man wanted for murder after a two-hour standoff at the Luxury Inn on the I-10 East Freeway.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Harris County Sheriff's Office SWAT team successfully arrested a wanted murder suspect who barricaded himself inside a motel room along Interstate 10 East.

On Monday afternoon, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said his office responded to the 400 block of Sheldon Road near the I-10 East Freeway for a man wanted on an outstanding felony warrant.

Eyewitness News reporter Miya Shay learned the scene was at the Luxury Inn along the freeway. She also confirmed with the Harris County Sheriff's Office that the wanted man is a suspect in a murder, though the person's identity and case were not immediately disclosed

HCSO had been dealing with the suspect for about two hours before ABC13 witnessed deputies escorting the man in handcuffs at about 3:15 p.m.

The situation hindered the afternoon commute along the westbound East Freeway feeder road. Deputies are expected to reopen all lanes.

WATCH: ABC13 breaking news coverage as it aired on Eyewitness News at 3 p.m.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said a man wanted for a felony warrant may have barricaded himself inside the Luxury Inn off I-10 East Freeway near Sheldon Road.

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