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.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
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.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
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.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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