HOLLYWOOD—A man who barricaded himself inside a Hollywood residence on Friday, July 14 was arrested following a standoff, during which an officer-involved shooting transpired, authorities reported.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) responded to the scene at about 4:50 p.m., following a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 5600 block of Fernwood Avenue near the Hollywood (101) Freeway. The suspect allegedly threatened his sister and parents with a knife, officials said. He barricaded himself once authorities arrived and remained unresponsive. According to reports, a SWAT team was requested at the scene when he refused to come out and surrender.
Some time after 8 p.m., an officer-involved shooting occurred. It was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting. No officers were injured, authorities indicated. The standoff came to an end and the man was arrested at about 12:30 a.m. on July 15, according to authorities. He was taken to the hospital in police custody.
It was unclear if the suspect was armed. There were no reports of witnesses seeing the individual shoot at officers.