Man arrested for West Hollywood shooting in April, when bullet injured woman in adjacent unit

A man wanted for a shooting in a West Hollywood apartment building in April that prompted a nine-hour standoff has been apprehended, authorities said.

Joshua Findley, 31, was taken into custody on Tuesday, May 9, in connection with the April 7 shooting in the 7100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Findley was being held on a parole violation and various crimes including illegal possession of a firearm.

The shooting occurred about 8:15 a.m. that day when a man — later identified as Findley — allegedly fired multiple shots inside a West Hollywood apartment complex where he lived, injuring a woman in an adjacent unit, authorities said.

Deputies and a SWAT team were sent to the scene, and an hours-long standoff ensued before investigators determined that the suspect was gone. Included in the response was a Sheriff’s Department helicopter that landed on La Brea Avenue, blocking traffic.

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