Sunday, April 01, 2012

Updated: Police Activity on Lincoln Blocks Access to The Meadows

Updated: La Vina gates at Sunset Ridge are being kept open, per a neighbor, to allow Meadows residents to get home.

For at least the past hour, sheriffs and police have blocked Lincoln Avenue north of Altadena Drive and South of Loma Alta where an alleged shooting has occurred. It also appears the shooter is hold up in one of the houses on the west side of the street.  I also saw what I think is a "door-buster" truck being escorted up to the site.

I left The Meadows around 3:30 p.m..  Lincoln had been blocked and police had guns drawn.

Trying to return at 4:30, I and other Meadows residents could not go past a police block on Loma Alta just west of Sunset Ridge Drive.  Thanks to a friend and another resident who live in La Vina,  they opened the Sunset Ridge gate for many of us who then could drive through La Vina and down Lincoln to Canyon Crest.

Police had Lincoln blocked just south of Canyon Crest, so right now, Meadows residents can't exit.

If anyone hears of updates, please let me know.

1 comment:

Joe Shearer said...

from the altadena blog......
BREAKING: Barricaded suspect on North Lincoln

From the LA County Sheriff's Department, sent at 5 PM:

A Special Weapons and Tactics Team from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Special Enforcement Bureau, is responding to the 3200 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, regarding a barricaded suspect.

The suspect shot and injured a female adult at the location and then barricaded himself in the residence armed with a long rifle. The suspect is believed to have several other weapons inside residence.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Her condition is unknown at this time.

There is no further information available at this time.

More on this as it develops.