SWAT standoff in South Austin ends peacefully, police say
AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department (APD) said a SWAT standoff in South Austin ended peacefully on Friday.
Police said at 12:31 p.m., officers received a call of family violence involving a deadly weapon at the Meadowbrook Apartments near Oltorf and S. Lamar.
When officers arrived around 12:46 p.m., they found a victim injured. The victim told officers the suspect was possibly under the influence.
The victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
Police said the suspect barricaded herself inside the apartment that possibly had "multiple weapons inside." Shortly after, the SWAT team and negotiators were called to the scene.
A couple hours later, police said the suspect did surrender. She was believed to be intoxicated and had several knives inside.
Apartments nearby that were evacuated were let back inside.