One person was found dead during the lockdown in an Azusa residential area on Sunday, Los Angeles Fire Department Supervisor Pitman said.
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.
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.
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.
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Please continue to stay inside your residences as we handle this situation. Don't create a problem during a problem! #azpdpepper
— Azusa Police (@AzusaPD) March 31, 2014