Lubbock police have released the identity of the suspect involved in Thursday night's standoff and hostage situation.
22-year-old Ruben O'Neal Salazar was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Thursday after he fired shots at officers and kicked in the door of a nearby home of in the 1500 block of 45th Street, taking the people inside hostage.
SWAT officers worked to evacuate the area while a negotiator worked to talk Salazar out of the home. He was then taken into custody without incident.
Salazar is facing multiple charges including three counts of assault of a public servant and four counts of aggravated kidnapping.
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