Authorities say 1 Killed in LA Market Standoff

Authorities say 1 Killed in LA Market Standoff

Authorities say 1 Killed in LA Market Standoff

Authorities later caught up to him in Hollywood - using stolen vehicle technology - and exchanged gunfire with him during a auto chase. The chase ended in a crash at the store in the Silver Lake area.

Christian Dunlop, a real estate agent and actor who lives nearby and frequents the Trader Joe's, was on a corner near the store when he saw four people run out.

According to Los Angeles Police Dept. (LAPD) officials, the suspect's grandmother was shot seven times and was in grave condition early this evening after undergoing multiple surgeries.

A scary standoff between police and an armed intruder took place at a Trader Joe's location in Los Angeles, on Saturday. He appeared to be handcuffed when he walked out.

The gunman was apprehended, and his grandmother was in critical condition at a hospital, the Times reported.

The man, who has not been named by police, gave himself up after a three-hour standoff and was taken into custody.

The man was fleeing police after a shooting in which an elderly woman and a young woman were victims, Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez told CNN.

A suspect being chased by police crashed his vehicle, got out and ran into the Trader Joe's store in the Silverlake neighbourhood, according to local media. Kohles hurried inside, and he and others took cover as the man ran in. The man appeared to have blood on his left arm.

Kohles said he was "scared stiff" as a staff member made him to lay flat on the floor. A 12-year-old boy, a 41-year-old woman, a 70-year-old woman and an 81-year-old woman were all hospitalized with minor injuries and listed in fair condition, she said.

An unidentified woman is helped by paramedics at a triage area after a gunman held dozens of people hostage inside a Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Egland says Madison asked Atkins to turn off the television before she heard a series of gunshots at the family's South Los Angeles home.

An unidentified woman is helped by paramedics at a triage area after a gunman held dozens of people hostage inside a Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles Saturday

He added that officers tried to pull the man over and were led on a pursuit.

At least one officer is believed to have returned fire during the pursuit, Lopez said.

Customer Devin Field was reportedly in the store during the altercation.

One woman was killed inside the supermarket, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.

Lorraine Perrotta, who lives in the Silver Lake neighborhood, says she was getting ready to park her vehicle Saturday afternoon when she heard six gunshots. Atkins allowed some to leave, and other people sneaked out.

Police Chief Michel Moore paid his respects to those affected.

Barry Montgomery with LAPD confirms the 28-year-old suspect shot his grandmother and another young woman in the Newton area, then took his grandmother's vehicle.

Calls to the department's public information office were not immediately answered.

An Associated Press employee who lives in the area reported seeing a crashed auto into a utility pole outside the store.

More than an hour after the standoff began, a few hostages were shown on TV leaving the store through the front door.

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