Man with gun halts traffic along I-35 north of Temple

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LORENA, Texas (KXAN) — The Department of Public Safety and Lorena police have taken a man into custody after he stormed onto I-35 with a gun during a traffic stop.

It happened just before 10 a.m. Saturday a little north of Temple.

DPS said the man was threatening to kill himself during a stand-off with responding law enforcement. It’s not yet known why he was pulled over.

Witnesses told KXAN that the man was walking back and forth along the highway.

Traffic was backed up along the highway until the man relented and was taken into custody. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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