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Man fires shots while 5 kids in home during South LA standoff

Police appear at the scene of a standoff at a South L.A. home on Sunday, June 30, 2013.
July 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Five children and a grandmother were involved in a tense standoff situation inside a home in South L.A. on Sunday.

Officers responded to a 911 call from a neighbor about a child crying near a home at 88th Street and Vermont Avenue around 11:30 p.m.

When they arrived, a man refused to come out and he fired a number of shots, according to police. The suspect was eventually taken into custody and remains in jail.

The children and grandmother are OK. The children have been reunited with their mother, who was not at the home during the standoff. No officers were hurt.


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