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Wake Village standoff: Armed man barricaded in apartment

WAKE VILLAGE, TX (KSLA) - UPDATE: Two apparent hostages have been released from the apartment where the man has barricaded himself in. 

Police are on the scene of a Wake Village apartment complex, where an armed man has barricaded himself into his apartment.

Police believe there may be people inside the second-floor unit at Ashton Park Apartments with the man. it's unclear whether they are being held against their will.  The building has been cordoned off and law enforcement has it surrounded. 

Gunshots have been heard coming from within the apartment.

Wake Village, Texas Police were initially there to serve a felony warrant.  Deputies with the Bowie County Sheriffs Office, and Texas DPS are also on the scene. 

A neighbor tells KSLA News 12 that the man had recently been fired from his job as a maintenance man at the complex.

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