LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A domestic violence and police pursuit suspect was taken into custody a standoff in East Hollywood most of Tuesday morning.
A dozen apartments near Lockwood and Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood were evacuated as police tried to make contact with the suspect, who was holed up in a unit in the 4300 block of Lockwood.READ MORE: Homeless Man Charged With Hate Crime, Yelling Racial Slurs While Attacking Korean Woman In Santa Monica For Her Purse
Police say the situation started as a domestic violence incident at about 2:30 a.m. in East L.A. that sent one woman to a hospital. That incident led to a police pursuit that ended at the East Hollywood apartment.READ MORE: Ed Buck Found Guilty In West Hollywood Overdose Deaths
The suspect reportedly told officers he would not come out without a fight and that “this is my last day.”
The family of the suspect, including a brother, has reportedly come out to the scene, but it’s not clear if he is in contact with them.MORE NEWS: Oscar Palazuelos Wanted In Murder Of Army Veteran Ismael Zabala
The suspect was taken into custody at about 11 a.m. His name was not immediately released.