Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Suspect in Fatal Hollywood Hills Shooting Dead After SWAT Standoff: Police

A man suspected in the fatal shooting of a father in the Hollywood Hills died in a six-hour SWAT standoff at a Rosemead home, police said Wednesday morning.

SWAT responded to the 3500 block of Strang Avenue before 4 p.m. LAPD confirmed the fatal shooting suspect died during the standoff around 9 p.m., but details regarding a cause of death were not immediately available.

Officers received a tip and a warrant to search the home where the suspect in Tuesday's shooting death was found. Police said the man was connected to a fatal shooting in the 200 block of Sycamore Avenue that left the 27-year-old victim Henry Estrada dead. Estrada's body was found in the bushes next to a home.

It appeared the shooter chased Estrada up the hill and fired multiple rounds, LAPD Lt. John Radtke said.

Officers deployed tear gas but entered the house after the occupant did not come outside, authorities said. A shooting involving officers occurred as SWAT members entered the home, police said.

The deceased man inside the home was identified as 28-year-old Tien Hua. It was not immediately clear whether he exchanged gunfire with the officers.

Jane Yamamoto contributed to this report.

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