Standoff suspect in custody

Stassney Woods Apartments
Stassney Woods Apartments

APD says a man is in custody following a  SWAT standoff in South Austin early Sunday morning.

They say the man barricaded himself in his apartment at I-35 and Stassney after officers responded to a family violence call at 3:50 Sunday morning. SWAT was dispatched to the scene at 5:46.

The suspect was taken into custody at about 7:45 Sunday morning. Police say he was the only person in the apartment during the standoff. However, he may have had weapons inside, according to police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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