COVINA (CBSLA) – A SWAT standoff which began Tuesday afternoon with a suspect wanted on vehicular manslaughter charges was still ongoing Wednesday morning in a Covina neighborhood.
The standoff at Grand Avenue and Badillo Street began at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Covina police.READ MORE: Moviegoers Finally Back In Theaters, Excited For Summer Blockbuster 'Fast And Furious 9'
The suspect was barricaded inside a home. Authorities were unsure if he is armed or if he has anyone else in the home with him, police said.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Unincorporated Area Near South Los Angeles
Some nearby residents have been evacuated.
Covina police SWAT initially responded, but has since turned the standoff over to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT.MORE NEWS: Cat Named Hog Allegedly Taken By Uber Eats Driver Back Home In Studio City
The suspect was not immediately identified. The exact charges he is wanted on were not confirmed.