Killeen Police involved in early morning stand off
Killeen, Texas (KWKT) — Killeen Police were involved in a standoff early this morning.
It happened at 3:45 a.m. when officers received a call from a woman who told police she was involved in an domestic disturbance in the 4200 block of Alan Kent Drive.
When officers met with the woman on Cascade Drive she told them she had been assaulted by her fiance and he refused to give her their child.
She told the officers that he had weapons inside the residence and had made several threats to harm her and the child.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers made contact with the male by phone and he kept telling them that he was not at home.
During the conversation it was determined that he was at the residence but he refused to come outside. He then disconnected the call with police.
Due to the seriousness of the situation, Killeen Police Department's Tactical Response Unit was deployed.
When memembers of the Response Unite had to break a window to get a communication device to him, he surrendered with the child.
The man was detained immediately, taken into custody, and booked into Killen City Jail.
His name and picture are not available at this time and will be available as soon as the incident is reviewed by Bell County District Attorney's office and formal charges are returned.
The child was unharmed during the standoff and has been released to the mother.