Santa Ana: Body Found Inside Home After Armed Man Prompts Standoff

07.04.2021 | 11:35 PM | SANTA ANA – A body was found inside a home after calls of an armed man prompted a standoff, late Sunday night.

Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun outside a home in the 1800 block of West 19th Street around 11:35 PM.

When units arrived on scene they learned that the armed subject had retreated into a two-story home and was refusing to exit.

Police in tactical gear along with an armored vehicle surrounded the home and ordered the occupants inside to exit.

Several individuals complied with commands and exited the home without incident but the standoff ensued.

Eventually officers entered the home around 1:45 PM and located an individual that was deceased.

Homicide detectives were requested to investigate the incident and additional information was not immediately available.

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