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.

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Navarro, who is accused in two separate shootings this month, refused to surrender to police and locked himself inside of the home.

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Views from SKY9 showed people being evacuated from the home.

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Around 9:15 p.m., SWAT officers shot tear gas into the home, forcing Navarro out.