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SWAT Called Out To Northwest Austin Home

Updated: Saturday, June 14 2014, 08:24 PM CDT

UPDATE: Police have taken the suspect into custody and are clearing the scene.

An early morning domestic dispute results in a SWAT situation in northwest Austin.

According to police, at approximately 5:40 a.m. a call was received of a homeowner needing help to remove a family member from the residence at the 8100 block of Bottlebrush Dr.  The subject refused to leave and barricaded himself in the residence.

SWAT was called out at around 9 a.m. and nearby residents were evacuated.

Family members in the house also evacuated, leaving the subject, described by police as a black male, alone in the house.  The subject is also possibly armed.

Hostage negotiators are on scene as well.

This is an ongoing situation.  We will provide details as we receive them.

SWAT Called Out To Northwest Austin Home


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