Staff ReportNewsWest 9
GAINES COUNTY - One man held Gaines County deputies at bay for a short time on Wednesday.
Deputies in Gaines County say 37-year-old Thomas Ortiz, Junior, held them in a brief standoff.
It all started with a call about an attack at a home on County Road 301-B around 4 p.m. that afternoon.
A witness told deputies Ortiz attacked her and he was still inside the house with a gun and two children.
The deputies called for backup.
After about 20 minutes, they were able to get Ortiz to surrender.
They recovered the gun and noticed that a two year old in the home had been hurt.
Ortiz has been charged with assault and injury of a child.