Authorities Friday were attempting to take an armed man who barricaded himself in a Lancaster residence into custody.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies first responded to the residence in the 44100 block of 31st Street West about 3 p.m., according to Deputy Alejandra Parra of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Special Enforcement Bureau and Crisis Negotiation Team units were called to the scene to aid in negotiating a surrender with the man, who was still barricaded as of about 7:30 p.m.

No further details were immediately available.

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