By Associated Press - Monday, April 10, 2017

COVINA, Calif. (AP) - California authorities say a gunman was arrested after he shot at passing cars and then opened fire on deputies during a standoff that he live-streamed on social media.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Elisabeth Sachs says a patrol car was struck by gunfire as deputies responded Sunday in suburban Covina.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/2opLSnM) the suspect posted video to Facebook as he fired. “I’m sorry guys,” he said, as deputies were heard shouting orders.

The suspect then barricaded himself in a home. In another video two hours later, he is seen talking by phone with a negotiator. He puts the handgun to his head and threatens suicide before offering to surrender.

Officials say 20-year-old Sean Vasquez could face charges including assault with a deadly weapon. It wasn’t immediately known if he has an attorney.



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