SIGNAL HILL (CBSLA) — Officers used bean bags and K9 officers to take down a suspect in a standoff in Signal Hill that went on for hours.
Police had arrived at the home at about 7 a.m. Tuesday to serve a search warrant in the 1900 block of Dawson Avenue. Instead of cooperating, the suspect barricaded himself inside the home, according to Los Angeles County Fire.
At about 4 p.m., a SWAT team deployed tear gas to force the suspect outside, where he was still refused to comply with officers’ commands and was instead attempting to hose himself down.
SKY9 was overhead as SWAT officers fired on the suspect with bean bags, then sent the K9 officer to take him down.
The suspect struggled to free himself from the dog, and was eventually taken into custody by SWAT officers.
The suspect, who was not identified, was wanted on alleged drug and weapons offenses. He was taken to a hospital for treatment for dog bites.