Standoff At Local Home Ends Peacefully

By: Kristin Gordon Email
By: Kristin Gordon Email
A standoff in a local neighborhood ended after about two hours.

(Photo by Kristin Gordon)

KILLEEN (March 23, 2013)--A standoff at a home in the 1100 block of Leslie Circle in Killeen ended early Saturday evening.

A man was taken into custody at around 5:15 p.m.

Police received a report at around 3 p.m. that a woman was trying to leave the home, but was pulled back inside.

Police believed the man who was holding the woman had a gun.

Residents on Leslie Circle and Horizon Drive were asked to leave, but there was no mandatory evacuation.

Old FM 440 was blocked off at Stan Schlueter Loop, but has since reopened.

A woman was treated by paramedics at the scene for unknown injuries.

No other details have been made available.

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