SWAT call out ends after suspect falls through ceiling

KCBD Evening Newscast 6 p.m. 3/20/2019 Stand off

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A suspect is now in custody after police were called to a report of shots fired a block east of 33rd and University Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

Shae Partain, mugshot from 2016 (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)
Shae Partain, mugshot from 2016 (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)

The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Shae Partain.

Police tell us Partain threw a knife at officers and retreated back into the house, eventually falling through the ceiling from the attic after a standoff that lasted three and a half hours.

Police waiting on the first floor immediately took him into custody.

Shots fired in 2300 block of 33rd Street (Source: Caleb Holder KCBD)
Shots fired in 2300 block of 33rd Street (Source: Caleb Holder KCBD)

The call came into police dispatch around 1:30 p.m.

The block was closed off by police and SWAT was called to the scene after the person who fired a gun inside the home would not come out. Negotiators were called an the suspect was taken into custody around 5 p.m.

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