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Man With Crossbow Holed Up In House, SWAT Team Called
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.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.