http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-deputies-shot-bellflower-20160623-snap-story.html Gunman arrested after taking a hostage and shooting two sheriff's deputies in Bellflower A gunman who shot two deputies during a wild foot chase across a residential neighborhood in Bellflower has been taken into custody after a six-hour standoff that involved a hostage, officials said Friday. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced at a news conference that a SWAT team used tear gas and forced its way into a guest home behind an apartment where the gunman was holed up with one hostage. “This is an individual who throughout the night attempted to murder a number of our deputies,” McDonnell said. Three people in the home in front of the guest house escaped unharmed, McDonnell said. One deputy is listed in critical condition, and a second was out of surgery in fair condition, he said.