By CBS13 Staff

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A suspected arsonist was arrested after a standoff with law enforcement at an apartment complex on Friday, the Stockton Police Department announced.

Officers responded just after 2 p.m. to an apartment along West Lane for reports of the suspect – Saic Suson, 49 – who was also possibly armed with a gun, the department said. Stockton police said Suson refused to exit the apartment.

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Suson surrendered after SWAT deployed “less-lethal beanbag rounds and chemical rounds” into the suspect’s apartment, authorities said. He faces an additional charge of resisting arrest.

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Suson is accused of lighting his own laundry basket on fire in his apartment on Thursday night, police said.

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