Hours-long SWAT standoff initiated in Chula Vista


CHULA VISTA, Calif. — A hours-long SWAT standoff was initiated in a Chula Vista neighborhood Tuesday night, authorities confirmed.

According to Chula Vista police, the standoff began around 5 p.m. after officers were dispatched to a condo complex on Regency Court to contact a wanted suspect.

Sound grenades were deployed by law enforcement to try to coax the suspect out of the complex, before SWAT personnel attempted to enter the complex.

The identity of the person has not been disclosed by law enforcement. However, CVPD said they had a felony warrant out of their arrest.

According to CVPD, the suspect was taken into custody peacefully around 11:35 a.m.

All roads in the area have since reopened.


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