COVINA (CBSLA) – A SWAT standoff which began Tuesday afternoon with a suspect wanted on vehicular manslaughter charges was still ongoing Wednesday morning in a Covina neighborhood.
June 2, 2021. (CBSLA)
The standoff at Grand Avenue and Badillo Street began at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Covina police.
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The suspect was barricaded inside a home. Authorities were unsure if he is armed or if he has anyone else in the home with him, police said.
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Some nearby residents have been evacuated.
Covina police SWAT initially responded, but has since turned the standoff over to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT.
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The suspect was not immediately identified. The exact charges he is wanted on were not confirmed.