Police standoff in Winnetka home ends with man taken into custody

A man who barricaded himself in a Winnetka home for about five hours Thursday morning has been taken into custody, officials said.

Police evacuated the immediate area in the 8600 block of Fullbright Avenue as they tried to lure out the man, who officers believed was armed.

The initial call came in about 5:15 a.m., and two hours later, police called SWAT officials for assistance.

By about 11 a.m., the suspect was taken into the LAPD’s Devonshire station.


Officer Ray Brown, an LAPD spokesman, said he could not confirm whether officers found weapons in the home or whether shots were fired during the standoff.

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11:35 a.m.: This article was updated with details about the man being taken into custody.

This article was originally published at 7:55 a.m.

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