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A standoff of more than 13 hours between a man who barricaded himself in a South Gate home and police ended early Thursday morning when officers entered the home and found the man hiding in his attic, according to reports from the scene.

The standoff, which reportedly started after a domestic dispute in the 5800 block of Imperial Highway about 2 p.m. Wednesday, ended around 3:30 a.m., according to NBC4. The face-off ended peacefully when police found the man hiding and arrested him, the station reported.

Residents of nearby homes had been evacuated and police shut down Imperial Highway from Garfield to Amery avenues, according to authorities.

No injuries were reported and no hostages were taken.

South Gate Police did not immediately answer questions about the standoff.

—City News Service

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