Search Called Off After East LA Standoff

The man was wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

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    Deputies and a crisis negotiations team responded Tuesday morning to a report of a man barricaded in a backhouse of a home in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles sheriff’s officials.

    Deputies responded to the 4700 block of Hammel Street when they received a call about the incident around 8 a.m. Tuesday. The man is wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

    Nearby homes were evacuated during the search, which was called off by 12:30 p.m., LASD officials said.