SWAT situation ends with man injured from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Authorities are at the scene of a SWAT standoff on Canyonside Trail in North Austin. (KXAN Photo / Kyle Kovilaritch)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin Police SWAT standoff at a home in north Austin has ended.

At around 9:17 a.m. were called to the 4300 block of Canyonside Trail, after reports of shots fired heard from a nearby home.

According to police, the incident began as a domestic dispute between a man and his wife. Police say the man barricaded himself inside the home for about an hour eventually shot himself.

At around 10:30 a.m, police were able to end the standoff.

The man in his 60s was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with critical injuries.

The scene remains under investigation.

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