Police confront domestic violence suspect in City Heights standoff

SAN DIEGO — A standoff between San Diego police and a domestic violence suspect began Sunday in the City Heights neighborhood, authorities said.

Officers responded to a domestic violence report near 42nd Street and Dwight Street at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Police and SWAT officers surrounded the home when the suspect refused to come out.

Police were unable to initially confirm whether or not the suspect was armed.

An armored truck arrived at the residence shortly after 3 p.m. and bystanders were asked to move out of the line of fire.

At about 3:30 p.m., police were on the phone with the suspect trying to talk him into giving up and coming outside.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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