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Marco Hernandez, 31

Marco Hernandez, a 31-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Sunday, Dec. 19, in the 9100 block of Canterbury Avenue in Arleta, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

After a three-hour standoff at a Long Beach hotel, Antonio Meza, a 58-year-old Latino, was arrested Monday in connection with Hernandez's death.

Photo: Antonio Meza, the suspect in standoff, is taken into custody by police. Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesMeza barricaded himself inside a room at the Luxury Inn as police evacuated part of the hotel and negotiated with him to come out peacefully, said Officer Sara Faden of the Los Angeles Police Department. He surrendered about 9:20 a.m. after SWAT officers fired less-than-lethal rounds at him.

He is suspected of killing a Hernandez, a relative, about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

Meza was being held in lieu of $1-million bail, according to county jail records.

-- Tony Barboza

Photo: Antonio Meza is taken into custody after a standoff with police.

Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

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