HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A Houston man is being charged with aggravated assault of a public servant after firefighters saved his life.
The man allegedly pointed a rifle at them afterwards, KTRK-TV in Houston reported.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run On Freeway In Fort Worth
Firefighters responded to a home in northeast Houston just before midnight Tuesday, April 20.
When they arrived, firefighters used Narcan to save a man from an overdose, the Houston Fire Department said.
When he came to, the man reportedly got agitated, grabbed a gun and told the firefighters to leave the house, according to HFD.READ MORE: North Texans Dealing With Another Shortage Due To Pandemic: Boats
“Make sure nobody is going to respond actually up to the residence. He did come out with a rifle,” a first responder said on an emergency call obtained by KTRK-TV. “Yes confirming, they did come outside with the rifle. We also have a female, his wife, at the residence.”
Firefighters moved back and called police.
Officers surrounded the home and the man gave up peacefully, according to the Houston Police Department.MORE NEWS: Police: 1 Dead In Shooting Between Vehicles On I-35E Service Road In Lancaster
“We’re glad all firefighters are OK,” HPD Lt. M. Contreras said. “We’ll always be here for them. That’s for sure.”