UPDATE

Situation leads to home evacuations


Bridgeport Police Chief Steve Stanford confirmed at 9 p.m. Monday that his officers are working a law enforcement detail on Wooten Street near the First Presbyterian Church.

At least five homes have been evacuated, but the area is secure. The initial call involved a person threatening self-harm. Stanford said citizens are not in danger.

Other agencies on scene are the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Public Safety, Wise County Fire Marshal’s Office and a Texas Ranger.

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