Man arrested after 2-hour standoff in local neighborhood charged

David Paul Lawrence, 44, (inset) was held in the Killeen City Jail Thursday on bonds totaling $200,000. (Jail photo/staff photo)
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man arrested after a two-hour standoff at a home in the 4200 block of Corrine Drive in Killeen that started, police say, after he pointed a gun toward officers who responded to a domestic disturbance Monday night has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault against a public servant.

David Paul Lawrence, 44, was held in the Killeen City Jail Thursday on bonds totaling $200,000.

Officers were sent to the home at around 11:40 p.m. Monday.

After they entered the home a man who was armed pointed a gun at them.

The officers and three other residents were able to leave the home without incident, police said.

Lawrence walked out of the home and surrendered at around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Some residents of nearby homes were temporarily evacuated as a precaution.