SWAT Team Finds Couple Shot Dead Inside Huntington Beach Home

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBS) — After hours spent at a standoff outside a Huntington Beach home, a SWAT team knocked down the door to find two bodies inside Wednesday.

Police called the SWAT team to the home after they received multiple calls of shots fired Wednesday

CBS2’s Michele Gile that neighbors reported hearing shouting around 8:30 a.m. at a home on the 8600 block of Bridgeway Lane.

“We’re not sure what happened inside the house. We had multiple people call us saying that there were shots fired and what sounded like an argument going on inside,” Lt. Russ Reinhart of the Huntington Beach Police Department earlier Wednesday.

Neighbors then reported hearing the phrase, “Oh my god,” followed by what sounded like a final gunshot.

Police said a couple in their 50s live at the home, however they were not able to make contact with anyone inside the residence as of 2 p.m. Wednesday. Officials were unsure of who was inside the home when emergency calls were made. Authorities were using a robot belonging to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for surveillance of the property.

Huntington Beach police evacuated about six surrounding homes as the SWAT team investigated.


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