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SWAT team storms Hawaiian Gardens home in search of shooting suspects

July 2, 2011 | 11:48 am

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team came up empty-handed after storming a home in Hawaiian Gardens in search of suspects in a shooting.

KTLA reported that the SWAT team stormed the home on the 22100 block of Seine Avenue shortly before dawn Saturday after receiving a report of an armed man barricaded inside. Team members tossed flash-bang and tear gas grenades through the second-story window before storming the home, but found no one inside.

The SWAT team was seeking three suspects in a Friday night shooting in the area that injured one man. Two of the suspects have been identified as Jesus Castillo and Roberto Estrada, but sheriff’s officials did not release the men’s ages or where they were from. The third suspect has not been identified.

A sheriff’s spokesman said the victim was in stable condition.

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