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Man barricades self in Studio City apartment

December 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Police surrounded an apartment unit in a Studio City complex where a man barricaded himself Monday night.The situation began at 1:50 p.m. at 3900 Riverton Avenue, near Ventura Boulevard, when "a family member reported a man with a gun in a house," Los Angeles Police Department Officer Cleon Joseph said.

"It sounds vague, but it's all the information we have now," Joseph said.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Monday, the situation had not been resolved. The man had not surrendered, though some residents had been allowed to go home to their apartments in the complex.

City News Service contributed to this report.