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: Biden To Announce COVID Testing Requirement For International Travelers, Insurance Reimbursement For At-Home Tests
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: Oprah On Shooting Death Of Jacqueline Avant: ‘Numbed And In Shock’
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: Passengers Stranded After Fog Forces Several Flights To Divert To Ontario Airport
The condition of the suspect was unknown at the time of this report.