Suspect arrested on Hollywood lot after standoff
LOS ANGELES — Authorities arrested a sexual assault suspect early Monday on the Paramount Footage studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff with police, officers mentioned.
The suspect, 36-year-old Bryan Gudiel Barrios, works on the studio lot however it’s not clear if he’s a contractor or worker of Paramount Footage, Fullerton Police Cpl. Billy Phu mentioned.
Barrios is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, Phu mentioned. Barrios was being handled on the hospital after chopping 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 mentioned 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.
At the very least 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.
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