Officials said the man was transported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound, but the full circumstances and his condition were not immediately available.
The incident began when deputies with the sheriff department's Special Enforcement Bureau were sent to a residence in the 6400 block of Northside Drive shortly before 11 a.m. Officials warned people to stay clear of the area.
BREAKING: Armed barricaded susp 6300 Blk Northside, East L.A. Pls stay clear for safety. pic.twitter.com/WX9GfGDXRq— SEB (@SEBLASD) March 30, 2016
Sheriff's officials said the suspect was the only person inside the house, and investigators had opened a line of communication with him.
Details surrounding the kidnapping and assault were not immediately released. Los Angeles Sheriff's Department homicide detectives are investigating the case.