1 Dead, Gunman Arrested After Barricading Himself In US Supermarket: Highlights

Los Angeles Trader Joe's Hostage Situation: An armed suspect who allegedly shot his grandmother and another person barricaded himself in a supermarket and then shot a woman dead in the US city of Los Angeles before being taken into custody on Saturday.

1 Dead, Gunman Arrested After Barricading Himself In US Supermarket: Highlights

Los Angeles Hostage Situation: A suspect wanted for a shooting was barricaded inside a supermarket

Los Angeles:

An armed suspect who allegedly shot his grandmother and another person barricaded himself in a supermarket and then shot a woman dead in the US city of Los Angeles before being taken into custody on Saturday, police said.

Mayor Eric Garcetti said one woman was shot in the store and later declared dead at the site.

"I regret to inform you that there is one fatality that occurred inside, of a woman," Garcetti said, without further identifying the woman.

The suspect barricaded himself inside the supermarket with an unknown number of people, but was taken into custody "without incident," according to police.

"We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident. The situation remains fluid as officers move forward clearing the location," the Los Angeles Police Department wrote on its official Twitter account.

US President Donald Trump earlier tweeted that he was "watching Los Angeles possible hostage situation very closely."

Here are the highlights from the hostage situation at Trader Joe's in Silverlake, Los Angeles:

Jul 22, 2018 07:58 (IST)
Gunman allegedly shot his grandmother and another person before barricading himself in supermarket

An armed suspect who allegedly shot his grandmother and another person barricaded himself in a supermarket and then shot a woman dead in the US city of Los Angeles before being taken into custody on Saturday, police said.

"A male suspect ... become involved in a family dispute which resulted in him shooting his grandmother and a female at the scene," police Sergeant Barry Montgomery told journalists.

"That suspect fled the location in his grandmother's vehicle, taking that female victim with him," and eventually entered a Trader Joe's supermarket following an "officer involved shooting," he said.

Mayor Eric Garcetti said one woman was shot in the store and later declared dead at the site.

"I regret to inform you that there is one fatality that occurred inside, of a woman," Garcetti said, without further identifying the woman.
Jul 22, 2018 07:53 (IST)
LAPD has tweeted details of the hostage situation at Trader's Joe

Jul 22, 2018 07:48 (IST)
A woman was shot dead by the gunman

Mayor Eric Garcetti said one woman was shot in the store and later declared dead at the site.

"That suspect fled the location in his grandmother's vehicle, taking that female victim with him," and eventually entered a Trader Joe's supermarket following an "officer involved shooting," he said.
Jul 22, 2018 07:47 (IST)
Read: Los Angeles Police Respond To Possible Hostage Situation At Supermarket
A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting was barricaded inside a supermarket in the US city of Los Angeles on Saturday, police said, in what US media reported was a possible hostage situation."
Jul 22, 2018 07:23 (IST)

A TraderJoe's employee is seen after a suspect barricaded inside the supermarket in Silverlake, Los Angeles, on July 21 (AFP)
Jul 22, 2018 07:22 (IST)

A TraderJoe's employee is comforted after a suspect barricaded inside the supermarket in Silverlake, Los Angeles, on July 21, 2018. A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting was barricaded inside a supermarket in the US city of Los Angeles on Saturday, police said, in what US media reported was a possible hostage situation.
Jul 22, 2018 07:18 (IST)
Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted commending Los Angeles Police Department for "swift action"

Jul 22, 2018 07:15 (IST)
LAPD has tweeted saying police has apprehended the suspect "without incident"

Jul 22, 2018 07:15 (IST)

Jul 22, 2018 07:14 (IST)

Jul 22, 2018 07:14 (IST)

Jul 22, 2018 07:11 (IST)
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is on site with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)

Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted saying he was on site at the possible hostage situation in Los Angeles.

Jul 22, 2018 07:05 (IST)
Donald Trump tweeted on possible hostage situation at Trader Joe's

Jul 22, 2018 07:04 (IST)
CNN quoted police as saying there was a possible hostage situation at the store after a suspect who was being pursued by law enforcement crashed his vehicle and ran inside, according to news agency AFP.
Jul 22, 2018 07:04 (IST)
Suspected gunman barricades himself at supermarket Trader Joe's in Los Angeles

A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting was barricaded inside a supermarket in the US city of Los Angeles on Saturday, police said, in what US media reported was a possible hostage situation.
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