Man in custody after SWAT situation in south Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police confirm a man is in custody following a SWAT situation in south Austin.

APD officers responded to the scene of an attempted suicide around 8:15 p.m. in the 8200 block of West Gate Boulevard, between William Cannon Drive and Davis Lane.

The SWAT team was called shortly after because the subject was barricaded and possibly armed, police said.

After a few hours of negotiation, the subject came out without incident. There were no injuries reported.

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