Suicidal Man Prompts Hours-Long Closure Of 105 Freeway In Paramount

PARAMOUNT (CBSLA.com) — A man threatening to commit suicide Thursday prompted the hours-long closure of a stretch of the 105 Freeway in Paramount, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The incident began at 4:45 p.m.

All lanes of the roadway were shut down in both directions between the 710 Freeway and Paramount Boulevard until about 10 p.m.

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The man was taken into custody.

No other information was made available.

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