Suspect in custody after SWAT callout, police negotiation at 84th & V
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A suspect is in custody and police are clearing the scene after SWAT was called to a residence near 84th Street and Avenue V on Tuesday evening.
Residents were evacuated from nearby homes as they dealt with a suicidal person barricaded in a home. Police conducted the evacuation and blocked off roads in response to a threat of explosives around the house, but none were found and no injuries were reported.
Negotiators were on scene for nearly two and a half hours on Tuesday evening, after the call came in around 6:30 p.m.
The suspect is now undergoing evaluation at a Lubbock hospital, and police say there could be criminal charges.
We’ll continue to update this story as more details are released.
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