LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was taken into custody following a SWAT standoff outside a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Valley Glen neighborhood early Friday morning.
The standoff with the man who barricaded himself inside an SUV began sometime before 3 a.m. outside a 7-Eleven in the area of Victory Boulevard and Whitsett Avenue.
At some point, LAPD officers shot tear gas into his vehicle. A little after 4:30 a.m., officers could be seen breaking out the rear windshield. The standoff came to an end a little before 5 a.m. when the man was taken into custody. He was not identified.
The circumstances that prompted the situation were unclear.
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