HOLLYWOOD (AP) — Los Angeles police say a man has been taken into custody after an hours-long standoff that forced the evacuation of an apartment building along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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Officer Norma Eisenman says officers were called to the Hudson Apartments on Hollywood Boulevard at about 3 a.m. Tuesday and found the body of a woman lying in a third-floor hallway. Eisenman says she appeared to be about 25 years old and had been shot several times.

Police evacuated some people from the building and a SWAT team was called.

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The man was peacefully taken into custody in the apartment more than four hours later, according to Lt. Robert Binder. 

Authorities say it may have been a domestic violence killing.

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