Waco police arrest man after short standoff, shotgun obtained by officials

Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 17:03:20-04

Waco police arrested a man after a short standoff on Monday.

According to Waco police, they responded to a call shortly after 2 p.m. at the 1600 block of Wilson Avenue. They tried to get a man to come out of his home after a family dispute.

The man used a sledgehammer to get inside the home. Once he was in he obtained a shotgun.

Officers tried contacting the man. They then went inside the house and obtained the shotgun from him.

The SWAT team and Waco police are on the scene.

The suspect is now in custody as of 3:30 p.m.

No other details were released.

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