BROWNSVILLE – A standoff that lasted roughly nine hours in north Brownsville came to an end and police are releasing information that leads them to believe it all began with a love triangle dispute.
Authorities have confirmed one person to be dead as a result of the standoff which began around 1 o’clock this afternoon at a home off the 200 block of orchid path in Brownsville.
That person was found dead inside the home and has been identified as 31 year old Ivan Reyes.
Police say shortly before 6 pm a woman who was held hostage, ran out of the home.
She was later identified as Monica Robles.
The suspect involved in this case is Marco Antonio Gonzalez who was transported to a local hospital after allegedly shooting himself in the stomach.
The suspect went to his ex girlfriend’s home and confronted her and the victim. Believed to be her current boyfriend. Police continue investigating this case tonight.