HPD: Man high on PCP taken into custody, ending SWAT standoff in southeast Houston


HOUSTON – SWAT officers have taken a man high on drugs into custody, ending a standoff in southeast Houston.

Houston police were dispatched to a home in the 140000 block of Walksew Street and Broadhurst around 2:20 a.m. Monday for a family disturbance.

When officers arrived, a man was uncooperative with police. Police deployed a taser, shocking the  man, but he pulled the prongs off and ran back inside the home and barricaded himself inside a bedroom. Police said he was high on PCP. Police said the man could be heard loading a gun.

A father and son inside the home managed to escape safely.

SWAT was called to the scene and negotiators tried to get the man to come out,but he would not surrender.

SWAT forced entry shortly after 5 a.m. and took the man into custody.

SWAT Scene in SE Houston: man armed & high on PCP refuses to come out of home after family disturbance. @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/TbwAgPa3qX

— Courtney Gilmore (@KPRCgilmore) March 28, 2016