SWAT standoff ends at Shoreacres home

A standoff has come to an end in the city of Shoreacres, where a person was reportedly barricaded inside a home.

Mayor David Jennings said SWAT teams from Baytown and La Porte were on the scene in the 100 block of Baywood on Tuesday afternoon.

La Porte Police say around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, Shoreacres PD received a call about shots fired in the 100 block of Baywood. It was investigated and cleared with no action taken.

Then at 12:30 p.m., a second call was received by Shoreacres PD about possible shots fired in the same area.


The second call prompted both Shoreacres and La Porte police departments to investigate the area with heavy police presence.

Law enforcement evacuated homes in the immediate area, including those in Bay Colony in La Porte. Roads were also been blocked off.

In an update around 11 p.m., city officials said the situation was resolved without injury to the resident involved or the law enforcement officials who responded to the scene. City officials said law enforcement was clearing the scene, and residents would be allowed to return to their homes shortly.