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Barricaded man killed, hostage safe after SWAT standoff in NW Harris County, deputies say

HOUSTON – A man who was barricaded inside a northwest Harris County home and held a family member hostage was killed, according to Harris County deputies.

The SWAT team was positioned outside the home in the 7000 block of Greenyard Road.

Deputies said SWAT personnel made entry into the home and fatally shot the gunman. Deputies said the family member was safely removed from the home.

No deputies or SWAT personnel were injured during the shooting.

Harris County detectives are investigating the scene.


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