A man described by authorities as suicidal was barricaded in a shuttle bus at a McDonald's parking lot Wednesday morning in Carson prompting a standoff with deputies before being taken into custody, according to authorities.
Sgt. Fred Binion, from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, said a man called the Carson Sheriff's Station at 5:20 a.m. and allegedly claimed to have a gun. The man also allegedly said he was going to shoot himself and deputies that came near him, Binion added.
The shuttle bus was parked at a McDonald's near the intersection of Carson Plaza Drive and Del Amo Boulevard.
Nearly three hours after the intitial call, the man was taken into custody without incident.
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Employees from surrounding businesses, including the McDonald's, were evacuated.
It was unclear what prompted the standoff.
Authorities are on scene.
No further information was available.