Hollywood On High Alert: Suspect Arrested With Guns & Explosives Near L.A. Gay Pride Parade

Terror Suspect Arrested Near L.A. Gay Pride Parade
Source: Splash News

Jun. 12 2016, Updated 6:15 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Law enforcement has confirmed that a man carrying a carload of guns and explosives has been arrested in Santa Monica.

Police were called to 11th Street and Olympic Boulevard to deal with a suspected prowler, the L.A. Times reports. Officers then found the suspect, who said that he was waiting for a friend, and was in town for the L.A. Pride celebration.

Officers proceeded to search the man's vehicle, which bore Indiana plates. They found multiple weapons, ammunition, and tannerite, which is used to make pipe bombs.

Article continues below advertisement

The investigation has been taken over by the FBI.

This arrest comes just hours after suspected terrorist Omar Mateen opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 50 people in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.



More from RadarOnline

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2023 Radar Media Group LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.