COLLEGE STATION, Texas – A barricaded subject situation in College Station starts Wednesday afternoon and ends peacefully early Thursday morning.
Officers with the College Station Police Department responded to a single-family residence Wednesday morning in the 4100 block of Whispering Creek Drive, in the Spring Creek Subdivision, for a report of a suicidal man armed with a handgun. It was also reported the man threatened to shoot another person.
Officers arrived on scene and determined the man was alone inside the residence. Officers secured a perimeter around the residence and, as a precaution, began working to contact and evacuate surrounding residents. Initial attempts to contact the man were unsuccessful, and police started working the incident as a barricaded subject situation. College Station PD’s SWAT and Negotiations Teams responded to assist in ensuring a safe outcome for everyone involved.
A command post was established in the parking lot of the nearby Southern Plantation HOA’s Community Center. This incident continued into the early morning hours.
Officers were able to bring this incident to a peaceful resolution around 2:00 a.m. Thursday, when the man surrendered and was taken into protective custody. No one was injured during this incident. Investigation into this incident is ongoing, and criminal charges are possible.
The College Station Fire Department, the Bryan Police Department, the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, the Texas A&M University Police Department, the Brenham Police Department, and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office all assisted.
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UPDATE: The College Station Police Department reported on social media early Thursday morning that there was a peaceful resolution, and the subject has been detained.
No injuries occurred during this incident. This is still an active investigation.
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College Station Police officers are working an active incident in the area of Decatur Drive and Whispering Creek Drive.
Officers responded to a welfare concern Wednesday, and the department is reporting a barricaded subject in the area. The department’s SWAT & Negotiation Teams are on scene.
As of around 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, there is no incident reported at the Souther Plantation Community Center. However, the center has allowed police to use the parking lot as a mobile command center. The scene is still an active.
The department is urging the public to avoid this area. If you are in the area and have any questions about safety, you can contact the department’s dispatch at (979) 764-3600.
Source: College Station Police Department