HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A possibly suicidal woman reported to be armed with a gun was taken into custody this afternoon after barricading herself for more than seven hours in a residence in Hollywood.
Officers went to the 1700 block of North Orange Drive about 6:35 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The woman, whose name was withheld, was believed alone in the residence, police said. Some evacuations were ordered as a precaution.
A SWAT and crisis negotiation team were summoned and the woman was taken into custody about 1:45 p.m., the LAPD reported.
Details about how the standoff was brought to an end were not immediately available and it was unclear if a weapon was recovered.