HIGHLAND PARK — Two suspects are in custody this morning following an armed standoff with police in Highland Park.
The victim called police at 11 p.m. on Sunday after being assaulted with a deadly weapon, said officers at the LAPD’s Northeast Division. The SWAT team negotiated with the two suspects who had barricaded themselves at a residence at 4933 block Echo Street.
The suspects were arrested at about 3 a.m. and now face charges of assault with a deadly weapon. Police said the suspects and victim knew each other.
Lucy Guanuna is a freelance reporter who has covered a variety of issues, including business, education and social justice movements in her native Los Angeles. Her work has been published in the Daily Sundial, L.A. Activist, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
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