Armed suspect surrenders after hours-long standoff in Agoura Hills

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (KABC) -- An armed suspect surrendered to deputies after being barricaded for about 5 hours at an apartment complex in Agoura Hills on Wednesday.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a person with a gun in the 4900 block of Lewis Road around 3 p.m.

Deputies learned the unidentified suspect was armed, and he threatened and assaulted a victim before barricading himself inside a unit at the complex.

The suspect later surrendered and was arrested around 8 p.m. after LASD crisis negotiation and special weapons teams helped bring the scene to a peaceful resolution, according to sheriff's officials.

No further details were available. Anyone with information regarding the incident was encouraged to contact the Malibu/Lost Hills station at (818) 878-1808. To remain anonymous, call (800) 222-TIPS.
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