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Quiet standoff in parking lot of Corpus Christi church
Corpus Christi police officers were involved in a short standoff with a man who was unable to speak. They called for a person who was able to communicate with the man through sign language.
KIII , KIII 10:38 AM. CDT October 23, 2016
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas- Police said it was one of the most bizarre standoffs they've ever been involved in, but luckily everything endedpeacefully.
The incident started after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning at the Tabernacle of Praise church on Kostoryz Road. Some church members found a distraught looking man barricaded in his car which prompted them to call police and that was when the strange events unfolded.
3 News reporter Briana Whitney reports more on how police practiced patience through this ordeal to make sure everyone ended up safe.