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Two dead in hours-long standoff

April 19, 2018

HARLINGEN — A standoff that started Tuesday night and went on for hours ended with two people dead.

Police were first notified with a phone call about shots fired.

The shooting happened in the 600 block of North B Street. Police arrived at the scene at around 10:15 p.m. and found a man on the front yard suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital.

Police said the gunman barricaded himself inside the house for several hours. Officers say they were able to get some people out of the house safely after securing the perimeter.

A more complete version of this story is available on www.myBrownsvilleHerald.com