A possibly suicidal man armed with a gun barricaded himself in a building in downtown Los Angeles Monday, but was ultimately taken into custody.
Officers responded about 1:30 p.m. to a report of a man with a gun in an apartment unit in the 600 block of East Second Street, according to Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department‘s Media Relations Section.
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The man refused to come out so evacuations were ordered and a SWAT team was summoned, Lopez said.
The man surrendered about 5:30 p.m. Police told reporters at the scene the man was possibly suicidal.
–City News Service
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