LASD Homicide Bureau Investigating Azusa Incident

One person was found dead during the lockdown in an Azusa residential area on Sunday, Los Angeles Fire Department Supervisor Pitman said.

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The Azusa Police Department asked that people stay away from the 800 block of Pepper Tree Drive in Azusa as they searched for someone on March 30, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The incident began when officers went to arrest a person for two no bail warrants and they fled into a residence, the Azusa Police Department said.

The incident took place in the area of the area of the 800 block of Pepper Tree Drive (map), according to a tweet by the police department at 3:33 p.m. Details were not provided.

Residents in the Sierra Palms Condo complex were requested to stay inside their residence while police searched the area for an unidentified person, a tweet stated.

Anyone living on the south side of E. Silver Maple Drive (map) were also told they were not allowed to return home, a tweet stated.

Residents living on E. Silver Maple Drive were allowed to return around 8:30 p.m., but those living on Pepper Tree were not, according to a tweet.

Another post stated: “Please remain inside and lock your doors and windows.”

The incident was transferred to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau, according to a tweet around 8 p.m.

Check back for more information on this developing story.