SAN ANTONIO — A standoff that lasted for six hours on the city's south side ended with a man in custody, the San Antonio Police Department said.
Police got a call around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday in the 700 block of West Southcross, across from a middle school, for shots fired.
When the officers arrived, they called for negotiators and SWAT to help.
A sergeant on scene told KENS 5 the disturbance started off as an argument that spilled out into the neighborhood. At some point, there were reports from neighbors that the suspect was shooting in the street.
Police said the man committed a felony during the disturbance and ran back inside the home, barricading himself. Authorities did not report exactly what the suspect did to commit a felony.
Police had blocked off a portion of West Southcross as the tactical teams assembled.
Our KENS 5 crew on scene witnessed a police negotiator on a speaker, which could be heard telling the man to surrender peacefully.
Emergency Medical Services were also called to the scene just after 10 p.m. as a precaution. A few hours later, the man gave up peacefully.
Police said no family members were hurt, and neither were officers. The suspect also didn’t have any injuries.
They were taken into custody and police cleared the scene. Police also said SWAT was called to the scene because the suspect committed the felony.
KENS 5 will be be following up with police to see what the felony charge may have been.