Killeen police have a man in custody after a two-hour standoff that began late Monday night.

Cristy Soto with News 10 reports the police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 4200 block of Corrine Drive around 11:30 PM. When officers arrived, a man threatened officers and three people inside a home with a weapon.

Fortunately, the officers and the three people were able to escape safely, but the man with the weapon remained inside the home.

SWAT was called to the scene, and a police spent two hours negotiating with the man before he was detained.

The case remained under investigation Tuesday morning, and police told News 10 charges were pending.

Neighbors were evacuated from nearby homes during the standoff and later allowed to return home.

If you're a victim of domestic abuse and need to reach out for help, you can contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at  1−800−799−7233. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, a TTY line is available at 1−800−787−3224. If you feel certain that your internet connection is not being monitored by your abuser, you can also chat with a Hotline member at

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