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Fredericksburg man arrested after motel standoff with police, SWAT

Man charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon

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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – A 43-year-old man is in the Gillespie County Jail after a standoff with Fredericksburg police and San Antonio police SWAT members Monday afternoon.

Frederickberg police said they responded to a call about 5 p.m. Monday concerning a man holding a knife to his girlfriend’s throat and pointing a gun at her at the Dietzel Motel.

Honroe Lira then barricaded himself in a motel room before police could get him out.

Lira is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The woman escaped unharmed.