Authorities say officers rescued eight children from a Houston-area home day care after a suspect barricaded himself inside before eventually surrendering peacefully.
Harris County Precinct 3 Constable Sherman Eagleton says the incident started around noon Thursday when the suspect ran a red light, starting a short car chase with deputies. The suspect, later identified as 19-year-old Jonas Dunlap, then crashed the vehicle and fled on foot, leaving a woman and child behind.
Eagleton says the man fired two shots at deputies and darted into the home day care in Channelview, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) east of Houston.
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Chief Deputy Ed Toquica says the suspect surrendered about 30 minutes after the children's rescue. He says Dunlap was wanted in Arkansas on a burglary charge.
No injuries were reported in either the standoff or the crash.