Standoff in Longview

A standoff in Longview between an armed man and the Sheriff's Department. It happened on Jordan Valley road, just outside the city limits.

The Sheriff's Department went to arrest the 51 year old man on an aggravated sexual assault warrant. That's when the man resisted for more than an hour, threatening to shoot himself and harm others.

After negotiations, he was arrested without injury. He's now in the Gregg County jail.