Swat standoff in Killeen ends with one dead

KILLEEN - A man is dead after a SWAT standoff in Killeen Sunday night.

Police said he was armed with a gun and barricaded himself inside an apartment in the 4400 block of Lake Road shortly after 5:00 p.m.

Negotiators were able to communicate with him during the four hour standoff that ensued. A police spokesperson said the man threatened to harm officers if they approached.

Police said they were finally able to enter the apartment around 9:15 p.m. When they went inside, they found the man dead.

Officers said he was in his early 20s, and his family was notified shortly after he was found.

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