Covina standoff ends after police exchange gunfire with suspect allegedly armed with shotgun

COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- A standoff in Covinacame to an end Friday morning after police exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was believed to be armed with a shotgun.

The Covina Police Department and SWAT team were on the scene at Badillo Street and Vincent Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.

The initial call came after a fire was seen behind homes in the neighborhood.

There were also reports that there was a man with a shotgun at the scene, leading to a long search and standoff.

The suspect could be seen from AIR7 HD hopping over walls in the residential neighborhood.

The suspect was taken away on a stretcher and transported. His condition was not immediately known. Covina police said the suspect would be taken into custody after surgery.
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