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Carson barricade brings sheriff's SWAT team

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Someone reported a family member had assaulted other family members in a dispute at a residence on the 40 block of Camelback South at about 12:50 p.m.

Someone reported a family member had assaulted other family members in a dispute at a residence on the 40 block of Camelback South at about 12:50 p.m. (KABC Photo)

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's SWAT team was summoned to a barricade situation in Carson Saturday afternoon.

Someone reported a family member had assaulted other family members in a dispute at a residence on the 40 block of Camelback South at about 12:50 p.m. The residence is within a gated community.

Nearby homes were evacuated, according to the sheriff's department.

Crisis negotiators were also on scene.

By 8 p.m., the department said the suspect continued to resist verbal orders. The suspect attempted to shoot multiple times at the SWAT team, according to the department.

By 10 p.m., the suspect had surrendered.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult. He was originally wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.

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