Crime

Gunman arrested after standoff with authorities at Denton apartment, police say

An armed man who fired shots held Denton police at bay Thursday morning for more than two hours before he surrendered without incident, Denton police said.

No injuries were reported in the standoff, which began shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Ame Drive in Denton.

The standoff ended about 9 a.m.

Denton police identified the suspect as Maxwell Kimmel, 37, of Denton. He was in the Denton County Jail on Thursday in lieu of $5,000 bail.

Kimmel faces a charge of disorderly conduct, Denton police said.

Denton police responded to a disturbance call at an apartment on Ame Drive when shots were fired. One shot went through another apartment, but no one was injured.

Residents in nearby apartments were evacuated and Denton police advised residents to stay away from the area..

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