LAPD arrests man after hours-long standoff in Hollywood Hills West
A man who barricaded himself inside a Hollywood Hills West home after allegedly pointing a shotgun at a person Friday was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff, authorities said.
Around 11:35 a.m., a 911 caller reported that a man had pointed a shotgun at them, said Officer Drake Madison, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman. Officers responded to a vacant home in the 1700 block of Sunset Plaza Drive where the man, identified only as a 41-year-old, had barricaded himself with a dog.
It’s believed the man was squatting at the home, Madison said.
SWAT officers were called to the scene, he said.
The man was taken into custody sometime before 6 p.m., Madison said.
Further information about the incident was not available.
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