Standoff at Longview Heights ends with no injuries

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Posted by Janis Demarest - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - According to Longview police, the standoff at Longview Heights has ended without incident.

SWAT officers along with a hostage negotiation team arrived on the scene at about 12:21 p.m. Tuesday. Officer Kevin Brownlee says LPD was called to the 500 block of Prince Avenue after someone asked officers to check on a report of a suicidal man inside his home. When officers arrived, the man inside the home refused to come out and threatened to shoot himself.

By 2:46 p.m. Longview police had taken the man into custody without incident. They say he is being referred to mental health providers for treatment.

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