Standoff

Police respond to an incident in which an armed man was arrested on Nov. 19.  (Contributed photo by Gilbert Gonzalez)

A brief standoff ended when an armed man was arrested during an incident at a neighborhood in Fontana on Nov. 19, according to the Fontana Police Department.

At about 3:51 p.m., officers received a call regarding a male subject with a firearm in 7700 block of Tamarind Avenue.

Officers arrived and discovered the suspect, Henry Diaz, 57, allegedly got into an argument over the victim parking in front of his residence.

Diaz allegedly punched the victim and a fight ensued, resulting in Diaz going into his residence and retrieving two rifles, police said. Diaz returned to the front yard and allegedly pointed each rifle at the victim and attempted to fire the rifles but was unsuccessful, police said.

The suspect went back inside the house and officers brought the P.D.'s armored Bearcat vehicle to the location while communicating with the suspect.

Eventually, the suspect came out and was detained without incident and booked into West Valley Detention Center on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Both weapons were recovered.

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