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West Sacramento SWAT Standoff Suspect Taken Into Custody

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WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The SWAT standoff that was underway in West Sacramento has ended, and the suspect has been taken into custody, according to police.

The standoff started  after a man allegedly beat a woman who was walking down the sidewalk.

Police say the woman was walking on the sidewalk on Michigan Avenue in front of the suspect’s home just after 3 p.m., when he suddenly came out and attacked her then went back inside.

Police say the attack was unprovoked.

The suspect is no stranger to the law. Police say he has a history of assaults and could possibly be armed.

Nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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