Texas murder suspect took hours to surrender to police, SWAT during standoff

Source: Garland police; MEGA

Aug. 23 2021, Published 8:11 p.m. ET

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A suspect has been arrested after he allegedly murdered a man and then had an hours-long standoff with police.

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The suspect refused to come out of a nearby house and did not surrender for “many hours,” even after the SWAT team was called, police spokesman Matt Pesta told The Dallas Morning News.

Around 7 p.m. Aug. 21, Garland police responded to an assault in the 5200 block of Stagecoach Lane in Garland, Texas.

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When officers arrived, they found Dominique Jones, 26, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Jones was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, cops say.

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Officers learned that the suspect, Kyhari Clines, 26, was inside a nearby house, and it took hours until he voluntarily surrendered and was arrested, according to police.

A gun was recovered when Clines was arrested, police say.

Clines is currently in the Garland Detention Center and is charged with the murder of Jones. No bond has been set.


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