Residents in Farmers Branch were able to return to their homes Wednesday morning after officials cleared a gas leak that was caused by a gunman, police say.
Police responded about 9:30 p.m. to the 2700 block of Cookscreek Place after reports of shots fired. They found a severe gas leak caused by a meter that had been shot and evacuated residents, police said.
Police searched for the shooter and the situation turned into a standoff that lasted about 3 1/2 hours.
The man was arrested and was being questioned, said Cpl. Kris Garrett, Farmers Branch Public Information Officer.
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Residents were able to return to their homes and Atmos was working on the gas leak.
No injuries or additional shots fired were reported.