A police officer who was caught on camera wrestling a 14-year-old girl to the ground and pulling a gun at other youngsters at a pool party has resigned.
Eric Casebolt was seen grabbing the teenager by her hair and telling her to get her face on the ground.
Footage of Friday's incident later went viral and sparked protests in the city of McKinney in Texas.
Casebolt, who had served 10 years with the McKinney Police Department in Texas, was initially placed on leave but has now quit.
McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley said Casebolt had acted "out of control" in his response to the disturbance that teenagers were fighting.
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They said he did not have a weapon.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the man had been with his adult son inside a hospital room in the critical care unit of the Tomball Regional Medical Centre.
Earlier, police had said they believed he was holding at least two hostages.
Harris County Sheriff's Lt Joe Ambriz said a threatening situation arose around 7pm local time, but would not describe it or any details about the son's condition.
The authorities said around 11pm local time that the man was in custody and the hospital was no longer under any lockdown.
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Authorities now say they do not consider an incident at a Texas hospital involving a distraught father to be a hostage situation, the Associated Press has reported.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office says that a man who was distraught about his son's medical condition and was with him inside a hospital room in the critical care unit of the Tomball Regional Medical Center, near Houston.
The sheriff's office said it was still unclear whether the man was armed.
Police and media reports earlier said the man was believed to be holding at least two hostages.