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: Texas Marine Killed In World War II At 19 Accounted For 77 Years Later
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: Eviction Moratorium Update: With CDC Extension Unlikely, What Will Happen To Renters?
“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: UNT Among College Teams Playing In First Basketball Hall Of Fame Games At Dickies Arena
“We’re glad all firefighters are OK,” HPD Lt. M. Contreras said. “We’ll always be here for them. That’s for sure.”