Shooting call leads to SWAT standoff in Garland; residents asked to remain indoors

Residents in the Hidden Forest Estates neighborhood in east Garland are being asked to remain indoors while police handle a SWAT standoff.

Garland police officers responded to a shooting call in the 600 block of River Birch Trail earlier this evening. At least one suspect is barricaded inside of a residence.

“We are asking anyone who lives in the neighborhood to remain in your home until it is safe to come out” says Garland PD. This is ongoing in the area of Highway 66 and Basswood Trail.

Updates to follow. Avoid this area.

Update – SWAT has made entry into the residence and the suspect is deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.