COVINA (CBSLA) — A seven-month-old child was rescued by police Sunday following a nearly seven-hour stand-off with the child’s father.
The suspect barricaded himself inside a vehicle at the entrance of Kalher Russell Park just off of Glendora Ave. after he was pulled over due to suspicious driving behavior around 2 p.m., according to Covina police.READ MORE: US Gymnast Simone Biles Is Out of Team Finals Due To 'Medical Issue'
Authorities confirmed to CBS2/KCAL9 the suspect and was in the vehicle with his seven-month-old daughter, who was in the backseat. The child’s mother, who was also in the vehicle, was talked out of the car after a verbal altercation with the suspect, police said.
The suspect, described as a 22-year-old parolee from Covina, allegedly brandished a knife and was making suicidal threats.READ MORE: Knife-Wielding Man Shot, Wounded By LAPD Officers In Pico Union
After nearly seven hours, an officer-involved shooting occurred.
CBS2/KCAL9’s Brittney Hopper reports the suspect was shot. The baby was handed over to paramedics and was reported safe.MORE NEWS: Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test Weekly
The condition of the suspect was unknown at the time of this report.