Armed Man with 7-Month-Old Engaged in Hours-Long SWAT Standoff

Police have two people in custody after engaging in an hours-long standoff in Lewisville Friday night.

According to Captain Michael Lane with Lewisville Police, at 7:40 p.m. last night, police received a 911 call from a woman who said her boyfriend, identified as 31-year-old Tyrell Ladon Stalling, had beat her and threatened her with a gun.

Officers arrived to the Avery Apartments at 350 Continental Drive where they found the victim who told police that Stalling kicked her out of the apartment and had their 7-month-old child inside of the home with him.

Capt. Lane said they attempted to negotiate with Stalling to release the child into their custody but he refused. After hours of trying to negotiate with him, SWAT made forced entry into the apartment and took both Stalling and one of his friends into custody.

According to Capt. Lane, both the mother and the child are expected to be fine.

Capt. Lane said that Stalling did have some previous run-ins with law enforcement but was unable to specify.

All residents who were evacuated from their homes during the standoff have been allowed back inside.

Stalling has been charged with aggravated assault and Capt. Lane said the friend of the boyfriend has no connection with the standoff at this time.

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