SWAT Team in Standoff With Barricaded Person in Silver Lake: LAPD

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A Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team was involved in a standoff Saturday afternoon with a barricaded person in Silver Lake, officials said.

The scene was located near the intersection of Hamilton Way and Murray Drive, according to an LAPD watch commander. It was unclear when the incident began.

The barricaded person was wanted in connection with an assault, police said.

Streets in the area were closed as the standoff continued.