Tex. man takes hostage after police chase


By KEVIN MORAN
Houston Chronicle

HOUSTON, Tex. — A Houston motel guest was taken hostage this morning by a man who was being chased by police along the feeder road of the North Freeway around 4:30 a.m., officials said.

The hostage situation ended after brief telephone negotiations and the woman was uninjured. But one officer was grazed in the arm by a bullet during the chase, said HPD spokesman Sgt. Nate McDuell.

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