Suspect in custody after standoff with deputies at liquor store in South LA

Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested a suspect following a standoff situation inside a liquor store in South LA. 

LASD responded to the area of 66th Street and Holmes Street around 4 p.m. for reports of an assault with a deadly weapon. 

Deputies attempted to pull over the suspect but he fled into a nearby store. Three civilians were inside the store at the time of the incident, LASD said.

After several hours, all three innocent people were safely evacuated from the store by law enforcement officers.

The suspect eventually surrendered and was taken into custody.

Officials have not released the suspect's identity.

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