ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – After an hours-long standoff, Arlington police have arrested a suspect who allegedly fired a shot after he believed a neighbor hit his dog with a car.
Police said they were called to the 2200 block of Brigadoon Court near Veterans Park in regards to a shooting.
According to police, the incident started at around 9 a.m. Thursday when a neighbor told police that the suspect shot towards him. Police said the neighbor was leaving for work when he stopped to help an injured dog on the roadway.
However, police said the suspect thought the neighbor had injured the dog, leading to one shot being fired. Police said that shot struck the neighbor’s windshield and almost hit the neighbor’s head.
The neighbor was able to drive away and call police.
Police and SWAT responded to the scene after the suspect refused to come out. After several hours, the standoff came to a peaceful end with the suspect’s surrender.
Police said the suspect, who has not yet been identified, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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