EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – Several homes in an East Los Angeles neighborhood were evacuated due to a standoff with a barricaded attempted murder suspect Friday.
The incident got underway at around 11:05 a.m. when the suspect was found barricaded at a residence in the 3500 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: Police Dog Reportedly Bites 5-Year-Old Boy In Head
Surrounding homes were evacuated and the roadway was shut down.
The sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau and Crisis Negotiation Team responded and set up a perimeter. The standoff came to an end sometime before 1:15 p.m., when the suspect peacefully surrendered, LASD said. Cesar Chavez Avenue was reopened and people were allowed back into their homes.READ MORE: LAPD Officer Suspended After Resisting Arrest By Ventura County Deputies
The identity of the suspect, who is wanted by Monterey Park police, was not revealed.