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Standoff in Temple ends peacefully

POSTED: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 4:55pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

TEMPLE -- A standoff Tuesday night in Temple ended peacefully.

It happened in the 700 block of Turley Dr. just after 6 pm. Police say a man was threatening to harm himself.

the man was alone in his house, but police say he was armed and immediately reacted.

Negotiators started with a telephone call to the man while the SWAT team stood by.

Just before 9:30 pm, he surrendered and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

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