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Barricaded man found dead in house

October 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Officers surrounded a home in the Harbor Gateway area Tuesday morning after a man fired a shotgun in a back yard.The incident happened at a house on 213th Street near Harvard Boulevard where a neighbor reported hearing a man load a shotgun and fire it in the 1500 block of West 213th Street around 3 a.m.

Police officers surrounded the home and a SWAT team was called in around 5 a.m.

Authorities ordered evacuations for several neighboring homes near the standoff location.

The man was reportedly found dead of an apparent self-inflicted wound, according to the LAPD.

City News Service contributed to this report.