It was around 5:30 this morning that Longview police were called to shots fired at a car wash on Harrison Road and Sabine Street where a group of people had gathered.
Witnesses told police that 2 armed men entered this building where a group of people were having a dice game and they demanded money at gunpoint.
What the men didn't know is that a patrol unit was nearby and responded quickly.
What happened next was every police officers worst fear that he finds himself looking down the barrel of a gun. As they were approaching the building, the door came open as the 2 armed men were exiting the building , one of the suspects allegedly pointed a fire arm at one of the officers.
Fortunately the suspects had a change of heart and fled according to police, but the officer captured them a short time later.