LUBBOCK, Texas — According to the Lubbock Police Department, its officers, a SWAT team and negotiators responded to a suicidal suspect in the 8400 block of Avenue V. 

LPD was notified of a suicidal subject at approximately 5:41 p.m. As a safety precaution, authorities evacuated the block.

Authorities said the subject was taken into custody just before 9:00 p.m. He was transported to a local hospital where he’d undergo psychiatric evaluation.

According to Lieutenant Brady Cross, there’s a possibility criminal charges could come in the future.

Everything Lubbock.com will provide more information as it becomes available.