LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police are involved in a standoff with a homicide suspect in a Harvard Heights neighborhood.

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The standoff is happening in the area of Venice Boulevard and Western Avenue, after a woman was found dead inside a home at 20th Street and Mariposa in the Pico Union area just after 8 a.m.

Traffic has been blocked off to the area and a command post set up. It’s not clear if police officers have made contact with the suspect.

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