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Sheriff: man escaped by barricading himself in a house in northern Harris County

HOUSTON (KIAH) — The search is underway for a man who allegedly shot his wife and fled home after barricading himself in his home in northern Harris County, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Gonzalez said the suspect had not been found following a search of the property and the search would continue.

It came after the man barricaded himself in his home for four hours while SWAT officers from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office stood outside the house.

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According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, a man barricaded himself in a house in northern Harris County and SWAT members were called to the house.

Around 4 a.m. Tuesday, SWAT members were called to a house in the 1500 block of Hill Road after a man allegedly shot his wife and then barricaded himself, Gonzalez said.

According to Gonzalez, the wife and three children who were in the house were safely released, but the man remains at home.

No casualties have been reported at this time.

This is breaking news and will be updated as new events are reported.



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