SWAT standoff underway in southeast Houston

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Friday, February 19, 2016

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A SWAT scene is underway in southeast Houston, where a suspect is barricaded inside a structure.

It's happening at a home in the 200 block of Grace Street. According to police, just before noon, they were called to an assault in progress. Apparently a person had shown up at the home to borrow a lighter from a resident.

Both people went downstairs, where an altercation occurred. The person who lived at the home went and got a gun and fired shots at the visitor, who then ran away.

Police are on the scene, trying to determine if the shooter is still inside.

We're following this breaking story and will post any new information as we get it.