LYNWOOD, Calif. (FOX 11) - A suspect barricaded in the 10900 block of San Vicente Avenue in Lynwood after authorities responded for a report of shots being fired Monday evening, surrendered after the Sheriff's SWAT team used tear gas.
The Sheriff's SWAT team fired tear gas into the home forcing the suspect, who has not been identified, to give up after about six hours.
The suspect fired a gun at his girlfriend but she was not struck, according to a Sheriff's Department tweet. They say arriving deputies were met by the victim who had fled the home.
A mental evaluation team, bomb squad, and a crisis negotiation team were just some of the resources that were called to the scene to assist in this incident.
The incident began at about 5 p.m. Surrounding homes were evacuated and a nearby school was temporarily placed on lockdown.
No further details were immediately known.