Suspect surrenders in East Austin standoff

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)
(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A barricaded person prompted officers to call out the Austin Police Department SWAT team late Wednesday morning. Officers were on the scene in the 3900 block of Cal Rodgers St. following a disturbance around 10:30 a.m.

Police tell KXAN one of the people involved ran inside when police showed up. Officers had no choice but to call in the SWAT team.

Officers tried to communicate with the suspect for nearly two hours before he surrendered.

The suspect has not been identified and it’s not clear what, if any, charges will be filed in connection with today’s incident. 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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