Seven-hour Standoff North of Benjamin Franklin Middle School Ends in Arrest

Dallas Police officers respond to scene after an armed man barricaded himself in a home in the 10500 block of Pagewood Drive on Sept. 30.

Dallas police officers on Saturday arrested an armed man “without incident” following a seven-hour standoff at a home north of Benjamin Franklin Middle School, according to the department’s Twitter feed.

Officers used a taser to subdue the suspect, according to video on the department’s Facebook page.

“The suspect possibly fired a weapon outside and then barricaded himself inside a residence,” police tweeted.

The video on the department’s Facebook page describes an incident involving a father and son that involved shots fired, but no injuries.

The Dallas SWAT team and several officers responded after noon to the scene in the 10500 block of Pagewood Drive.

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