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UPDATE: New Information Released in Odessa Standoff

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

After a four hour standoff, Timothy Couch, 26, was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

On Wednesday morning at 2:41 a.m., Odessa Police responded to the 1500 block of East Century in reference to a domestic disturbance. 

The 24-year-old victim had called and said that her common-law husband was causing a disturbance.

The victim told police that Couch came home drunk and began throwing things around the house. 

She then went into her bedroom and locked the door. Couch forced open the bedroom door and pointed a gun at her and her two-year-old son she was holding. 

The victim says Couch pulled the trigger, and she heard the gun click. 

That's when she ran out of the home with her 2-year-old son and called police. 

When the police arrived, Couch barricaded himself inside the house.

The victim’s 6-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son were able to safely exit the house.

Couch eventually walked out of the house and surrendered. 

No injuries were reported.

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A standoff that happened early Wednesday morning is now under control.

Police and a SWAT team were called out to a home in the 1500 block of Century Avenue around 2:30 in reference to a call from a woman saying her husband had a gun pointed at her. 

The standoff was a result of when police say Timothy Couch came home drunk and got into an argument with his common law wife.

There were three children in the home at the time of the argument, including an infant, a four year old and a six year old.

Couch's wife locked herself in a bedroom during the argument, and that's when he reportedly broke into the room and pointed a gun at her while she was holding her baby.

The woman was able to escape the home with her baby in her arms, but the two older children were left inside.

They eventually were able to escape the home, leaving Couch inside alone.

Police say a window was broken and a phone was placed inside the house to talk to Couch during the stand off.

After about four hours, Couch walked out of the house and was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The investigation continues.

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