Barricaded gunman in Norwalk surrenders

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A man barricaded inside a Norwalk home surrendered to authorities on Tuesday night. (KABC)

An armed gunman barricaded in a Norwalk home surrendered peacefully to authorities Tuesday night after a 7-hour standoff.

Authorities attempted to arrest a 38-year-old man on federal probation for bank robbery at about 4:15 p.m. The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at a U.S. Marshal attempting to arrest him, then ran into a residence in the 12000 block of Rosecrans Avenue.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, SWAT teams and other agencies surrounded the home. Another man was also inside the house, but later came out.

The sheriff's department said the suspect had a rifle and was wearing a bulletproof vest.

Rosecrans Avenue was temporarily shut down at Bloomfield near the 5 Freeway. At least 30 residences in the area were evacuated to Thomas B. Moffitt Elementary School at 13323 Goller Avenue.

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