No Shots Fired as Suicidal Army Veteran Talked Down by Houston SWAT Negotiators, Taken to VA Hospital

No Shots Fired as Suicidal Army Veteran Talked Down by Houston SWAT Negotiators, Taken to VA Hospital

KHOU.com, Sept. 9, 2012

HOUSTON — A SWAT team was called to negotiate with a suicidal Army veteran who barricaded himself inside his apartment Sunday morning.

Around 8 a.m., Houston police arrived at the Chestnut Hill Apartments on Bellerive to find the man inside his home.

He told officers that he was armed.

SWAT arrived and spoke with the suspect until 2 p.m., when the man was taken to the VA hospital for an evaluation.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

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http://www.khou.com/news/local/SWAT-responds-to-suicidal-Army-veteran-169112086.html

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