Police identified the suspect in a standoff Thursday at a Longview apartment complex as 20-year-old Shane Darrell Afzal, of Longview.

When officers arrived about 5:45 a.m. Thursday, they heard several shots.

The suspect called 911 several times, and during this same time, he fired several more rounds.

The suspect began shooting at the SWAT team from inside his apartment.

A robot was sent in and deployed tear gas. The suspect was wounded, and he surrendered his weapon. The Texas Rangers also responded.

It's not known if Afzal's injuries are life-threatening. He remains at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.

No officers were injured during the standoff.

 
 

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