Authorities Surround Apartment Building Looking for Suspect

Police car on the street

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today surrounded an apartment building in the East Hollywood area where a man wanted in a domestic violence incident in East Los Angeles was believed barricaded.

The incident began about 2:15 a.m., when deputies went to a residence in the East Los Angeles after a woman reported that she was the victim of domestic violence, according to the sheriff's department.

When deputies arrived, they saw a man matching the description of the suspect driving away, and they began chasing him. The chase led to an apartment building in the 4300 block of Lockwood Avenue, where the suspect was believed to be hiding.

Deputies and Los Angeles police officers went to the scene, and a perimeter was established. The standoff was continuing after 8:30 a.m., the sheriff's department reported.

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