Update. SWAT personnel have made entry to the home. The male hostage is safe, the barricaded male was shot by team members. He is deceased. All HCSO deputies and SWAT personnel are safe. HCSO Homicide will now take over the investigation— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) January 7, 2019
According to HCSO, the SWAT team was called to the 7400 block of Greenyard when they were told the suspect may be holding another family member hostage.
Authorities say the man was holding the victim at gunpoint.
HCSO says they tried to open a line of communication with the suspect, but shot the man after they were unable to negotiate with him.
Authorities say the man who was held at gunpoint is safe.
UPDATE. Negotiators are trying to open a line of communication with the man. He is holding another male at gunpoint. Our CIRT team are also helping to coordinate the talks with the Male.— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) January 7, 2019