LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities arrested a sexual assault suspect early Monday on the Paramount Photos studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff with police, officers stated.
The suspect, 36-year-old Bryan Gudiel Barrios, works on the studio lot however it isn’t clear if he’s a contractor or worker of Paramount Photos, Fullerton Police Cpl. Billy Phu stated.
Barrios is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, Phu stated. Barrios was being handled on the hospital after slicing himself with a knife and is anticipated to outlive the injuries.
The confrontation started round 10 p.m. Sunday when Fullerton officers tried to detain Barrios and he pulled out a knife, the Los Angeles Police Division stated in Twitter posts.
The Fullerton officers used a Taser and requested help from the LAPD, who fired so-called less-lethal munitions that had been ineffective.
Not less than one LAPD officer fired their gun in the course of the incident on the lot’s Melrose Avenue gate earlier than Barrios ran onto the lot and barricaded himself inside a constructing. Barrios was not shot.
Officers tried to barter a give up and round 12:15 a.m. entered the constructing and took Barrios, who was bleeding from the knife wounds, into custody.
No officers had been injured.
It was not instantly clear if Barrios had an legal professional who might converse on his behalf.
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