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Man With Crossbow Holed Up In House, SWAT Team Called

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A sheriff's SWAT team is surrounding a home in Rowland Heights this afternoon, after deputies saw a man inside display a crossbow.

L.A. County Sheriff's deputies went to the house on Mescal Street in unincorporated Rowland Heights around 10 a.m. following calls about two men fighting in the street. The two men were believed to be father and son, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. When deputies arrived, the son was inside and showed deputies a crossbow.

The man with the weapon is believed to be the only person inside the house and no one has been reported injured.

UPDATE: Police coaxed the man out of the house at 2:05 p.m. and placed him under arrest, ending a four hour standoff, the Tribune reports.

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