Standoff suspect in custody

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WESLACO, Texas — A suspect is behind bars after a car chase turns into a standoff.

The Texas DPS says 27-year-old Tommy Lee Garcia failed to stop during a traffic stop. That is when he lead authorities on a pursuit into a home on Nogales Street in Weslaco where he barricaded himself.

DPS says Garcia was armed at the time he entered the home with seven children inside. Troopers removed all children out of the home unharmed.

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