WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — A barricade situation that started Saturday afternoon continued into the late evening in Whittier, police said.
The barricade situation start around 3:15 p.m. in the 15600 block of Leffingwell Road, according to authorities.READ MORE: Young Boy Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Wilmington Shooting
A SWAT team with the LA County Sheriff’s Department responded to the location and tried to ascertain whether the armed suspect had hostages.READ MORE: Man Killed In Shooting In Unincorporated Part of Los Angeles
After several hours, it was determined the suspect is holed up alone.
The suspect was reportedly shooting a weapon in the immediate area.MORE NEWS: Authorities Seeking Offender Who Walked Away From Rehab Facility
When officers arrived to investigate, they said the man fled.