Police arrest barricaded man armed with shotgun

- Police today arrested a man who was holed up inside his Lincoln Heights home armed with a shotgun, authorities said.

The man was taken into custody a little before 9 a.m., said Officer Aareon Jefferson of the LAPD's Media Relations Section. No injuries were reported.

The suspect had gotten into an argument with his roommate at their residence in the 200 block of South Avenue 18 and pointed the shotgun at the roommate, Jefferson said.

Police were dispatched to the scene at 5:30 a.m. in response to a call reporting an assault with a deadly weapon, according to a watch commander at the LAPD's Hollenbeck station.

A SWAT team was sent to the scene and the suspect was taken into custody, said Jefferson.

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