Thursday, March 25, 2010

She Was Probably on his Lawn

Houston vet, 84, after standoff: married 'too damn long' | Houston & Texas News | - Houston Chronicle: "After he allegedly fired a gunshot during an argument with his wife, a 84-year-old World War II-era veteran held SWAT officers at bay at the couple’s home in southwest Houston for nearly six hours early this morning before he was arrested peacefully.

The standoff began around 1:30 a.m. after the homeowner, who identified himself as Gerald Lancaster, fired a shot as his wife was leaving the home in the 10100 block of Amblewood, authorities said.
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Lancaster said he had been asleep during much of the standoff. He was surprised when he realized police officers had converged on his home.

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