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Armed man believed to be holding children hostage in Houston

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According to initial reports, a man armed with weapon is reportedly holding several children hostage in southeast Houston, Texas.

Police are on the scene of a home on Houston’s south side where a man is said to have barricaded himself inside with his children after allegedly shooting his wife in the leg.

The Houston Police Department’s SWAT & Negotiations Team is on the scene of a shooting in the 6300 block of Belmark Street near Mykawa Road, where the suspect is said to have shot his wife in the leg before barricading himself inside. Officers believe four children may have been kept as hostage in the home.

Wife has been transported to hospital. According to police, the condition of the wife is currently unknown.


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