East Rio Grande Street

The 3100 block of East Rio Grande Street

Victoria police talked down an armed 21-year-old Victoria man experiencing a mental health crisis Tuesday night, ending the incident without violence.

At 8:46 p.m., Victoria police officers were called to a home in the 3100 block of East Rio Grande Street after a family member requested they perform a welfare check there, according to a department news release.

Police hostage/crisis negotiators were summoned to the scene with the SWAT team, which was called as a precaution, said Senior Police Officer David Brogger, spokesman.

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