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One person dead following police standoff in Plainview


Saturday morning, Plainview police officers responded to a call regarding shots fired at in the area of W. 11th Street and Oakland Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a Hispanic male threatening suicide. The Plainview SWAT team, DPS, Hale County Sheriff’s Office and crisis negotiators were called to the scene.

After almost 90 minutes, the man turned and pointed his handgun at police. He was shot and killed by a PPD SWAT sniper.

The Texas Rangers are currently in route to investigate.

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