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Barricaded man found dead after standoff

April 13, 2009 6:54:16 AM PDT
A man who barricaded himself was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a residence in the 6100 block of Strickland Avenue in Highland Park on Monday.Police received went to the house just after 5 a.m. to question the man in connection with an undisclosed crime, but the man refused to surrender.

After a standoff with SWAT, the man was found dead at about 10 a.m. His name has not been released.

No injuries have been reported, and the suspect was reportedly alone in the residence.

Figueroa Street was closed in the area for police activity.

City News Service contributed to this story.


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