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SWAT officers descend on Hawaiian Gardens

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were responding with SWAT teams and a helicopter to a report of an armed man barricaded in a house in Hawaiian Gardens.

Shortly before 1 p.m., residents told The Times, numerous patrol cars descended on the area around 222nd Street and Norwalk Boulevard.

Soon after, a helicopter carrying deputes in riot gear landed on the grounds of Hawaiian Elementary School in the 12000 block of East 226th Street.

Sheriff’s officials said that a man was in custody by 2:15 p.m., but that the incident was still in progress and that they had no further details.

-- Sam Quinones

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Hawaiian Gardens is getting pretty dodgy nowdays.

The suspect was in custody by 1:15 and the helicopter did not land until way after that then the police came out into the streets in full riot gear horrifying students at Hawaiian Elementary. Why was this necessary? How much did this display of force cost? Who was this for? Not the community


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