Florence Road reopened after police take one into custody

Killeen Police closed a portion of Florence Road in between Lydia and Mary Jane while officers...
Killeen Police closed a portion of Florence Road in between Lydia and Mary Jane while officers worked an active scene Thursday evening.(Michael Cantu for KWTX)
Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 6:21 PM CST
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Killeen Police reopened Florence Road to drivers at about 7 p.m. Thursday and took a person into custody later in the evening.

Earlier Thursday, officers asked the public to avoid the area of Florence Road and Lydia Drive, in addition to the area of Florence Road and Mary Jane Drive.

A police spokeswoman told KWTX officers received calls regarding someone who intended to harm themselves.

At the time police responded to the area, officers did not know whether that person was armed.

The person was taken into custody without incident at about 7:40 p.m.

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