A nearly 16-hour standoff between police and a vehicular manslaughter suspect who barricaded himself inside a Covina home finally came to an end Wednesday morning.
The suspect locked himself inside the residence in the 100 block of North Forestdale Avenue just before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Covina Police Department Sgt. Statler said.
Statler confirmed the suspect was wanted on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter.
Video from the scene Wednesday morning showed a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad truck had been called to the scene.
A shirtless man was eventually taken from the scene by authorities a little after 7 a.m. Police have not identified the suspect involved in the incident.
Residents near the home were evacuated during the standoff as a precaution.
The suspect was believed to be the only person inside the residence.
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