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7-hour barricade in Compton ends with arrest

July 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A suspect has surrendered to deputies after barricading himself inside a home near the intersection of Wilmington Avenue and 134th Street in Compton.Police arrested the suspect at around 3:40 a.m.

The standoff started Sunday at around 9:30 p.m. when authorities received a call about a man on the street holding a gun.

When deputies arrived and spoke to the suspect, he ran into the home.

Deputies say no one else was inside the house and that no one was hurt.

Some of the neighboring homes were evacuated.


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