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2 taken into custody after attic standoff, police say

HOUSTON – SWAT was on the scene where a person was barricaded inside a residence on Tuesday, police said.

Police said the person had a gun in the attic at 8138 Sandhurst Drive. Hostage negotiators were on the scene, too.

The person was taken into custody without incident, according to a tweet from Houston police.

Authorities said several men were arguing in the area when undercover officers approached the situation. One of the men pointed a gun at the officers and the suspects ran, according to reports.

One of them ended up in an attic and the other ended up under the sheets in a nearby home after a woman heard rustling in her house, police said.

Police are still searching for the gun.

A short time later, police said a second person was taken into custody.