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Lancaster Barricade Finally Ends After Hours-Long Standoff

LANCASTER (CBSLA) - The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Special Enforcement Bureau finally brought the hours-long standoff between authorities and an armed Lancaster man to an end on Saturday morning, after nearly 10 hours.

The standoff began at around 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, when the man was supposedly firing rounds from a gun, from within his residence on 31st Street West in Lancaster.

Initially, Los Angeles Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene, but after the suspect failed to comply with orders, the Special Enforcement Bureau and Crisis Negotiation Team units were called to the scene at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening.

On Saturday the Special Enforcement Bureau official Twitter account relayed that the standoff was finally over. An official report indicated that the standoff ended just after 1:30 a.m. when the man was taken into custody.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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