610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

News

Houston Police Kill Armed Suspect To End Standoff

View Comments
File photo of a gun.(credit: Getty Images)

File photo of a gun.(credit: Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-Wtt6-10s Go Tailgating

136535896All Updated Adrian Peterson Information

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8Are You Still Single?...Maybe It's You!

77820352_8JJ Watt Becomes 'Simpsonized'

77820352_810 Worst Ways To Breakup With A Woman

77820352_8PHOTOS: Maxim's List Of The 50 Hottest Celebs

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a gunman has been shot and killed in a four-hour standoff that began with an argument about a dog.

Police on Sunday afternoon received a 911 call about an armed man who thought his dog was taken by a neighbor. Police say the suspect barricaded himself in a home and fired several shots inside the residence.

Investigators say the suspect fired into a police armored car, then pointed a laser-sighted gun at one officer. A second officer shot and killed the gunman to end the siege.

The name of the suspect hasn’t been released. Police recovered several guns from his home.

Both officers have been placed on paid leave pending a review of the incident.

Houston police did not immediately provide additional details on the dog.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,024 other followers