FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Police say a North Texas man threatened his fiancee with a handgun and then set her home on fire during a standoff with authorities.
The altercation began Monday evening when the woman contacted police to say 38-year-old William Chad Coleman had chased her from the home and pointed the weapon at her.
Police say when officers arrived he was seen inside carrying several firearms. They say in 911 calls during the standoff he threatened to storm out of the house "blazing fire."
Early Tuesday morning a fire began in the garage with several explosions.
Coleman eventually came out of the burning home and surrendered. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and bond set at $150,000.