News Update!!: Chino, CA: Body found inside burned barricaded home.
Authorities are saying that the body of a man who barricaded himself inside a home that caught on fire during a police standoff in Chino, California was found inside the burned home on Thursday, March 10th, 2016.
Authorities were in a standoff with a man barricaded inside a home located on the 11000 block of Santa Anita in Chino, California on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016.
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According to Chino Police Department, at around 8:20am PT, authorities were serving an eviction at a home when a gunshot rang out inside the home.
Nobody was injured in the gunfire and a SWAT team was called to the home where the man was believed to be holed up.
As of 9:35am PT, a fire broke out at the home and firefighters are working to keep the fire from spreading to other home.
Residents near by were evacuated as Chino Valley Fire Department was working on putting out the fire.
** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 Photojournalist Alex Vasquez: **
Authorities are saying that chemical canisters were fired into the home and it quickly caught fire.
Authorities believe that the body found inside the burned home is the suspect, but the body has not been identified.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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