LAPD responding to armed, barricaded suspect in Sylmar
SWAT officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were responding Monday afternoon to a report of a barricaded man with a gun in Sylmar, authorities said.
About 1:30 p.m., officers received a report of a shooting in the 13200 block of Bromont Avenue, said Officer Tony Im, an LAPD spokesman.
A suspect, believed to be armed, was barricaded in a residence on the street, Im said. A SWAT team and a public information officer were responding, he said.
No injuries had been reported as of Monday afternoon.
LAPD detectives, meanwhile, were investigating another shooting in El Sereno. Officers had responded about 2 p.m. to a reported shooting near the intersection of North Eastern Avenue and Gambier Street, Im said.
Details of the incident were scarce, but Im said a potential suspect was detained about 20 minutes after the officers responded to the scene.
No shooting victims had been reported in the El Sereno incident as of Monday afternoon.
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