Woman In Custody Following Standoff At Eagle Rock Home

EAGLE ROCK (CNS/FOX 11) - A woman was taken into custody Saturday afternoon after she allegedly threatened her husband with a handgun and then barricaded herself inside their Eagle Rock home for more than two hours, police said.

It started with a domestic dispute during which the woman allegedly drew a handgun and pointed it at her husband while the couple argued in their home in the 2100 block of Laverna Avenue, Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section said.

The man fled the home with along with the couple's 9-year-old child and called police about 1:25 p.m., Lopez said.

A SWAT team responded to the scene and the woman was taken into custody with no further incident about 3:45 p.m., Lopez said.

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