EAST LOS ANGELES >> Officials arrested a teenage Monterey Park stabbing suspect following a two-hour standoff at an East Los Angeles home on Friday, officials said.
The incident began just after 11 a.m. in the 3500 block of East Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Deputy Caroline Rodriguez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.
Police and deputies went to the home to serve a search warrant as part of the investigation into a Wednesday morning stabbing outside a motel in the 300 block of South Garfield Avenue in Monterey Park, Monterey Park police Lt. Gus Jimenez said.
One suspect, described a man, was taken into custody shortly after the alleged attack, Monterey Park police officials said in a written statement. But a second teenage suspect remained at large.
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The young man refused orders to exit the home when police arrived with a search warrant, officials said.
A sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau SWAT team, as well as crisis negotiators, were summoned to the scene, Rodriguez said. Nearby homes were evacuated during the standoff.
The holed-up suspect surrendered to deputies shortly after 1 p.m., Jimenez said.
Both suspects are accused of attempted murder, police said. The identity of the adult suspect was not released Friday.
PHOTO courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department