LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Officers negotiated with a suspect who was barricaded inside of a Mid City home Wednesday evening, eventually taking him into custody.
The barricade began around 5:15 p.m. in the 2100 block of Orange Drive after Los Angeles police officers attempted to take Austin Navarro into custody.READ MORE: Venice Fight Results In One Dead, One Injured, One Arrested
Navarro, who is accused in two separate shootings this month, refused to surrender to police and locked himself inside of the home.READ MORE: LAPD Arrests Two Suspects Responsible For Shooting In Watts
Views from SKY9 showed people being evacuated from the home.MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash In Irwindale Closes Multiple Lanes On 605 Freeway
Around 9:15 p.m., SWAT officers shot tear gas into the home, forcing Navarro out.