Man in custody following Lower Valley SWAT call

(KTSM) - A man was taken into custody following a SWAT standoff in El Paso's Lower Valley Thursday afternoon.

It happened near the intersection of New Haven Dr. and Roseway Dr., close to the Franklin Canal. KTSM cameras spotted officers in tactical gear and a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter swirling overhead.

According to emergency transmissions, the suspect was running from authorities when he barricaded himself inside a home in the area.

Investigators said the suspect was eventually taken into custody without incident. The man's name was not immediately available.


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