A suspect is custody after briefly barricading himself in southwest Houston apartment with a baby, authorities said.
The male was heard threatening to hurt himself before barricading inside in an apartment at a complex located in the 8100 block of Bellaire Boulevard.
HPD’s SWAT and hostage negotiations responded to scene around 4:30 p.m.
Police said the baby seems unharmed but is being assessed as a precaution.
UPDATE:The suspect was just taken into custody by our SWAT officers. The baby is being checked by @HoustonFire paramedics, but appears to be unharmed. We’ll have an update shortly. #hounews https://t.co/cbbzoFmooW pic.twitter.com/4pnEYDt34V— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 7, 2021