LAPD responds to shooting, barricaded situation in South L.A.

A barricaded man surrendered to police Tuesday evening after an hours-long standoff that resulted in surrounding homes being evacuated and streets closed.

SWAT arrived with two Bearcat vehicles at a home in the 1300 block of East 27th Street near Hooper Avenue in South L.A. shortly after someone reportedly ran out of the home and called police at about 4:30 p.m.

LAPD says the barricaded suspect fired several shots inside the home but says no injuries were reported.

The immediate area was closed off while nearby homes were evacuated, according to police. No one else was inside the home with the suspect.

The suspect was taken into custody shortly before 7:30 p.m.after SWAT team members filled the home with smoke forcing the man to come out. The suspect was not immediately identified.

No further details were immediately known.