In West Dallas, a Man Shot Himself After an Armed Standoff with Police
It started last night when 24-year-old Carlos Valencia Jr. got into a fight at a house in the 5400 block of Singleton Boulevard. Police haven't said what they were fighting about, just that Valencia ended up pistol-whipping the roommate.
Police showed up at 11 this morning. The injured roommate left the house, as did a friend who was also inside, but Valencia refused to come out and barricaded himself inside the house with the pistol and police weren't sure what else.
They brought in a SWAT team and, as a precaution, shut down several blocks of Singleton. Valencia responded by firing on the armored SWAT vehicle, striking it but doing little damage, as you can see.