LYNWOOD (CBSLA) — A carjacking suspect has been arrested in a Lynwood neighborhood after a 10-hour standoff with Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday.
The search for an armed carjacker in the 3100 block of Carlin Avenue started at about noon. The suspect was believed to be hiding in an apartment in the area.READ MORE: Dozens Of Migrant Children Housed At Long Beach, Pomona Intake Centers Being Treated For COVID-19
Deputies in tactical gear and SWAT vehicles responded and the immediate area was evacuated.READ MORE: Court Upholds Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Use Of Emergency Powers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Despite several reports of the suspect having possible links to the ambush that left two sheriff’s deputies wounded, the department confirmed there is no connection between the suspects.MORE NEWS: Law Enforcement Patrolling For Impaired Drivers On Cinco De Mayo
“We have no nexus known between that and the ambush,” L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.