At around noon today in Edinburg authorities were called out to the 1400 block of Shay Lane where allegedly an armed man had barricaded himself.

Authorities tell FOX 2 NEWS that the man shoot his weapon a few times into the ceiling of the home prior to the arrival of the cops.

According to preliminary information, the man was identified as Jack Treviño, former attorney for the Edinburg school district.

The police were able to talk out the situation and convince him to give up peacefully.

Treviño had previously been arrested for embezzlement, possession of cocaine and for not paying his child support.

He will be arraigned in the next few days.