Man arrested after SWAT standoff in SW Houston
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A SWAT standoff involving a suspected drunk driver in southwest Houston has ended.
It lasted for nearly three hours after that driver pulled into a parking lot near Main and Buffalo Speedway after an officer tried to pull him over. The man refused to get out of his vehicle and a SWAT team came in to negotiate.
After three hours, the SWAT team lodged tear gas in the man's vehicle. When he tried to run away, they shot him with sponge capsules. He is now in custody.
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