Austin police, SWAT respond to barricaded man at north Austin apartment complex


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department and SWAT responded to a man barricaded inside of a north Austin apartment near the 8800 block of the North Interstate 35 frontage road Sunday night.

Austin police say a man contacted APD from the Starburst Apartments around 5 p.m. Sunday, saying he was experiencing a mental health crisis.

Police say the situation was “resolved” around 11 p.m. Sunday

Police say several residents in neighboring apartments were evacuated. Austin-Travis County EMS and Austin Fire also responded.

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