A woman who was in a standoff with police on the South First Street Bridge Monday has been taken into custody, and all lanes are open.
All lanes are now open. #ATXtraffic https://t.co/d8Ngxe0hW9— ATX Transportation (@ATX Transportation)1595876519.0
The woman barricaded herself in a vehicle Monday morning, shutting down several major streets, KUT reports. Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety said that it started as a traffic stop but escalated. The standoff lasted several hours.
This story will be updated.
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