SWAT team takes down neighborhood shooter

HARLINGEN — One man is behind bars after Harlingen Police SWAT team arrested him for firing off his gun.

Yesterday at 11:18 a.m. the Harlingen Police Department received a call of shots fired on the 25000 block of Stuart Place Road.

Officers attempted to make contact at the residence with a male who allegedly fired off his weapon.

The male had allegedly fired shots threatening a neighbor and had taken a position back at his residence.

HPD patrol called for support from the Harlingen SWAT Team who worked together with hostage negotiators and intelligence officers over the next few hours to take the suspect into custody.

The man who was not named is currently being held in the Harlingen Police Department jail with charges pending at this time.