TTPD: Hospital forced to lockdown after man shows up with handgun


TEXARKANA, Texas. (KTAL/KMSS) – A man has been arrested for allegedly showing up at a hospital with what appeared to be a gun.

According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, Donte Henderson was arrested for allegedly showing up to Wadley Regional Medical Center around 8:30 p.m. Sunday with what appeared to be a handgun, claiming someone had been chasing him. Officers said they later determined Henderson was carrying either a pellet gun or air gun.

Police say no shots were fired and no one was injured. Henderson faces charges including creating a false alarm and interference with public duties.

(Editor’s note: An earlier edition of this story used an incorrect name of the suspect, due to initial incorrect information from the reporting body.)

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