Man In Armed West Covina Standoff Found Dead In Home

WEST COVINA ( — A man involved in SWAT team standoff was found dead Thursday in a San Gabriel Valley residence.

A report of shots fired came into authorities just before 3 a.m. in the 1900 block of East Cortez Street in West Covina.

According to police, multiple shots were fired from inside a home by a man who then barricaded himself inside.

Officers responded to the scene immediately and evacuated nearby homes.

A reverse 911 call was also sent out to other residences in the neighborhood, alerting them of the situation.

A single gunshot was heard around 3:20 a.m. and officers have not been able to contact the suspect since, police said.

Police made entry into the home around 10 a.m. and found the unidentified man dead inside.

Additional details were not released.

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