A standoff involving the LAPD and an armed man in a pickup truck in Hollywood ended when the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
LARCHMONT, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A standoff involving the LAPD and an armed man in a pickup truck in Hollywood ended Wednesday afternoon when the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities mentioned.
The incident had prompted two close by colleges to go on lockdown for a number of hours. The lockdown at Selma Avenue Elementary Faculty was lifted at about 1 p.m., in line with Los Angeles Faculty Police.
"A police investigation continues to be ongoing. LA Faculty Police will stay on the college," the company mentioned in a tweet.
Larchmont Constitution Faculty's Selma Avenue campus was additionally positioned on lockdown throughout the barricade scenario.
Los Angeles Police Division officers responded about 8:30 a.m. to a report of a person with a gun within the 1600 block of Schrader Boulevard, the company mentioned. A SWAT crew was summoned to the scene.
The faculties have been positioned on lockdown as police positioned themselves behind the suspect's car, which was parked in a car parking zone.
Paramedics have been despatched to the realm on standby, and a few streets have been closed, together with Hollywood Boulevard between Cherokee and Wilcox avenues, the Los Angeles Fireplace Division reported.
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