LOS ANGELES — The Latest on an armed standoff in Los Angeles (all times local):
Police say a gunman has been found dead inside a huge Los Angeles home where he holed up for hours after firing several rounds at the woman who lives there during a domestic argument.
Officer Drake Madison says a SWAT team found the man’s body Thursday morning during a sweep of the 9,000-square-foot (836-square-meter) Pacific Palisades house. No cause of death was immediately given.
The woman managed to escape unharmed when the man arrived at the residence and eventually began shooting. Officials say the incident began as a fight between the two, who are in an on-again-off-again relationship.
Police exchanged gunfire with the suspect during a standoff that stretched over more than 10 hours in the upscale neighborhood. No officers were hurt.
SWAT officers have fired tear gas into a sprawling Los Angeles home where a man is holed up after firing several rounds at the woman who lives there following an argument.
Police Captain Brian Wendling says the woman managed to escape unharmed when the man arrived at the 9,000-square-foot house early Thursday and eventually began shooting.
Wendling says the incident began as a fight between the man and woman, who are in an on-again-off-again relationship.
Police say the suspect, who’s in his 50s, is believed to have been drinking.
Officials say it’s been difficult to locate him because the house in the Pacific Palisades area is so large.