LYNWOOD, Calif. – A suspect who barricaded himself inside a home in Lynwood is in custody Friday after a six-hour standoff.
Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs’ Department’s Century Station responded at 8 p.m. Thursday to the 3200 block of Carlin Avenue regarding an armed with a deadly weapon call, Deputy Brenda Serna told City News Service.
The man barricaded himself inside the residence and as a precaution deputies evacuated the surrounding neighborhood.
A SWAT team was called to the scene to negotiate a surrender with the suspect at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday and he was taken into custody just before 2 a.m.
The area was deemed safe after the surrender and all neighborhood evacuees were allowed to return to their homes, deputies said.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Century Sheriff’s Station at 323-568-4800. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.