A domestic violence and police pursuit suspect was taken into custody a standoff in East Hollywood most of Tuesday morning.
A dozen apartments near Lockwood and Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood were evacuated as police tried to make contact with the suspect, who was holed up in a unit in the 4300 block of Lockwood.
Police say the situation started as a domestic violence incident at about 2:30 a.m. in East L.A. that sent one woman to a hospital. That incident led to a police pursuit that ended at the East Hollywood apartment.
The suspect reportedly told officers he would not come out without a fight and that “this is my last day.”
The family of the suspect, including a brother, has reportedly come out to the scene, but it’s not clear if he is in contact with them.
The suspect was taken into custody at about 11 a.m. His name was not immediately released.
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