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Possible murder suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

A possible murder suspect was arrested early Wednesday morning after a seven-hour rooftop standoff in Jefferson Park, police said.

Officers began searching the area for the suspect around 8 p.m. Wednesday, police told KTLA. Officers attempted to talk to the man, who climbed on top of a building and refused to come down.

At about 2 a.m., the unarmed suspect was shot with bean bags and taken into custody. He sustained minor injuries.


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-- Kellan Connor, KTLA

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