Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Hostage Situation at Sundance Creek Apartments

Midland, Texas/March 14, 2024-On Wednesday, March 13th, around 11pm Midland Police Department responded to a welfare check call at the Sundance Creek Apartments, located at 3700 Edwards Street off of East Wadley. When officers arrived, a male was barricaded inside an apartment with possibly two adult females and a minor child. 

(Brian Rackow, Deputy Chief/Field Operations Division-Midland Police Department/Midland, Texas) 

Sometime last night or during the early morning hours of Thursday, March 14th residents in Building 8 were asked to evacuate their apartments due to the disturbance. It is unknow how many Sundance Creek Apartment residents are currently displaced. 

(Brian Rackow, Deputy Chief-Midland Police Department/Midland, Texas) 

Several Law Enforcement Agencies that included the Odessa Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the FBI assisted the Midland Police Department in hopes of diffusing the hostage situation and bring a favorable end to the situation. 

(Brian Rackow, Deputy Chief-Midland Police Department/Midland, Texas) 

It is unknow currently the motive of the alleged hostage situation. Family members as well as co-workers of the alleged hostage suspect had been assisting law enforcement to bring an end to the hostage situation. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

Author: Danny Barrera

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