Lubbock man arrested after standoff, charged with endangering child

Man charged with endangering child after police standoff

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Officials with the Lubbock Police Department say 52nd Street between Boston Ave. and University Ave. are blocked because of police activity.

Around 11:45 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the listed address in reference to Mr. Gray causing issues.

The call sheet also stated that Mr. Gray was possibly armed. Officer Cooper arrived on scene and observed Mr. Gray in the front yard holding a rifle.

Officer Cooper began giving Mr. Gray commands and Mr. Gray ignored them and walked away from him.

Mr. Gray walked to the backyard with the rifle. It was determined that Mr. Gray went inside the residence through the back door and there were other occupants with him.

Occupants inside the residence were contacted by phone and exited the residence.

Mr. Gray remained in the residence with a juvenile.

Mr. Gray then went into the backyard and began speaking with officers that were in the alley.

A plan was coordinated to take Mr. Gray into custody when he was distracted and away from the back door.

Officers were safely able to take Mr. Gray into custody.

A rifle was located behind a dog house where Mr. Gray tried to conceal it.

He was transported and booked at the LCDC.

52nd and Boston Standoff
52nd and Boston Standoff (Source: KCBD)

Police are asking everyone to avoid the area at this time.

KCBD NewsChannel 11 is working to gather more information and will update this story as information becomes available.

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