WFPD SWAT and Negotiators Respond to Armed Barricaded Subject


Cuong Nguyen

On Sunday, Januray 8th, at approximately 11:30 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Missile Road in reference to a possible aggravated assault.

Upon arrival officers located the victim who had suffered a non-life threatening stab wound to his back. The victim advised that the suspect, who resides with him, was still inside the residence.  Officers established a perimeter and attempted to make contact with the suspect.

Offices were able to determine that the suspect had barricaded himself inside a closet in the residence and advised officers that he was armed with a knife and was not coming out.  At that point SWAT and Negotiators were notified and responded to the scene.  They were able to get the suspect to surrender and he was taken into custody at approximately 1:00 pm.

The suspect was identified as 44 year old Cuong Nguyen.  Nguyen was transported to the Wichita County jail without incident where he was charged with Aggravated Assault.

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