AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department says a suspect is in custody after a SWAT situation in Southeast Austin. The incident happened in the 7300 block of Bluff Springs Road at the Cortland Bluff Springs apartment complex.
Police say it started at around 6 a.m. as a dispute between roommates and that a firearm was involved.
Hostage negotiators were on the scene trying to make contact with the suspect. Drones were also used, and nearby apartments were evacuated.
At around 8:40 a.m., police said that the suspect was in custody. Officials say the suspect does have several felony warrants and has also reportedly committed violent offenses.