UPDATE: Midland Co. Manhunt Clear, Fugitive Not Found 10/17/13
UPDATE: Sheriff Gary Painter said the task force responded to a report of wanted fugitive Joseph Caddell inside a property he used to rent on ECR 75.
Eyewitnesses reported seeing Caddell with a semi-automatic pistol. After what was thought to be a standoff situation, Sheriff's officials broke down the door and released tear gas. However, the suspect was not on the property and has not yet been found.
MIDLAND COUNTY - Scanner traffic and witness report that a standoff situation is developing in East Midland.
The standoff is reportedly occurring on the 5400 block of E. County Rd. 75 near the E. Loop 250 - I20 interchange.
The subject may have barricaded themselves in a residence. Sheriff Gary Painter and other authorities are at the scene.
CBS7 has a crew on the way. Stay tuned for details on this developing situation...