12:15 PM UPDATE: The barricaded suspect, identified as 30-year-old Ryan Jones, an off-duty deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office exited the home and is receiving medical care for a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Jones is currently undergoing medical treatment at Memorial Hermann Hospital in The Woodlands where he is listed in stable condition.
Officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office say Jones has been charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The SWAT standoff started around 2:00 AM after an aggravated assault was reported at the location.
Ryan Jones has been with the MCSO for eight years and was assigned the West Patrol Division. MCSO officials say they will be conducting an administrative investigation in addition to the criminal investigation being conducted in Harris County.
The scene remains active.
Spring, Texas – A SWAT standoff is underway in the Twin Falls subdivision in northwest Harris County.
The scene is unfolding in the 6900 block of Hamilton Falls Drive.
Officials say that man armed with weapons has barricaded himself in his home after an aggravated assault. The standoff has been underway since approximately 2:00 AM.
Deputies have shut down traffic on Spring Cypress near Twin Falls as a precaution. Drivers are urged to seek alternate routes.
In addition, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office has asked Centerpoint Energy to temporarily turn off power to the entire neighborhood while deputies continue to work to resolve the situation peacefully.
Check back to Spring Happenings for updates. This is a developing situation.