Police beat

• A call reporting that hostages were held in a Baytown hotel room led to some tense moments about 8:30 a.m. Saturday, but police found no hostages were taken, though a hotel room was hit by gunfire.

Baytown police spokesman Lance Watkins said the call said an active shooter had hostages in the room at the Quality Inn at 5222 Interstate 10. Officers arrived and confronted the shooter, identified as 44-year-old Morgan Maxwell Wright of Mesa Drive in Houston.

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