Suspect barricades himself inside NE Side home during standoff with police

Incident taking place in 4000 block of Sunrise Creek

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police were involved in a standoff with a shooting suspect after he barricaded himself inside a Northeast Side home late Wednesday night.

The incident began around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 4000 block of Sunrise Creek, not far from Binz-Engleman Road.

Authorities said they tried talking to a person named Ricardo, and that a 14-year-old was also inside the home, but managed to get out safely.

Neighbors told officers they were woken up by several gunshots and noticed their property was hit by gunfire. A witness said the suspect came out of the house and fired several shots before barricading himself, police said.

Police said at one point the person almost came out, but that he returned back inside.

Police negotiated with the person for several hours by use of a loudspeaker. According to police, it is still an active scene.

Authorities did not say what happened to the suspect.

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