Police respond to hourslong barricade situation in South LA

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Police responded to a hourslong barricade situation in South Los Angeles involving a man who threatened to kill his girlfriend, police said.

Los Angeles Police Department officers responded Monday evening to 109th and Spring Street, where the man was barricaded inside a home with his girlfriend.

The first call came out around 4 p.m.

LAPD said a man called his sister and threatened to kill his girlfriend. The sister then contacted police.

Officers had made contact with the suspect inside the home just before 8 p.m.

Six homes in the surrounding area were evacuated as a precaution.

By early morning Tuesday, police said units began to pull from the scene and had made contact with the suspect.

An investigation is ongoing.
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