Possibly Suicidal Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy Taken Into Custody Following SWAT Standoff
WINNETKA (CBSLA.com) — A standoff between a former sheriff’s deputy and a Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team ended peacefully Tuesday morning.
Police officers responded to reports of a possibly suicidal woman at about 10:30 p.m. Monday at a residence in the 7000 block of Fulbright Avenue, according to Officer Kevin Archer.
SWAT officers were called out about 1:30 a.m Tuesday morning before the unidentified woman was taken into custody without incident at about 5:20 a.m., police said.
About 20 neighborhood homes were evacuated during the standoff, according to Capt. Charles Hearn with the LAPD Topanga Division.
Five firearms and a grenade launcher were seized from the woman’s home, authorities said.
The woman will now undergo a 72-hour mental health evaluation.
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