Lockdown Lifted at Denton Hospital

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was locked down

By Greg Janda
|  Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011  |  Updated 4:42 PM CDT
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Lockdown Lifted at Denton Hospital

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton is open after an afternoon lockdown due to an armed suicidal man in the parking lot.

Police were not allowing anyone in or out of the hospital while they dealt with the situation.

The suicidal man reportedly send text messages to his friends saying he wanted to kill himself and donate his organs.

Police successfully talked the man into surrendering to authorities. He was taken in handcuffs into a police vehicle.

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