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Norwalk standoff ends with suspect in custody

A SWAT team is seen outside a Norwalk house on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012.
October 15, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A suspect was taken into custody after a domestic violence call turned into a standoff in Norwalk on Monday morning.

Authorities responded to a domestic violence call at a house in the area of Norwalk Boulevard and Mapledale Street at about 2 a.m. When deputies approached the home, they heard the sound of someone chambering a shotgun and backed off.

A SWAT team responded to the scene. After a more than nine-hour standoff, a suspect was taken into custody. It was unclear how the barricade situation ended.

No shots had been fired, and no injuries were reported. The sheriff's department said the investigation is ongoing.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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