Police responding to reports of gunfire early this morning in Highland Park arrested five suspects after their vehicle crashed near Avenue 52 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway.
The LAPD Northeast Division on its Facebook page provided details of the incident that began after 1 a.m.:
Last night, shortly after 1am, a resident called 911 to report shots fired in Highland Park. Responding officers discovered a silver car speeding from the area and a pursuit was initiated. The suspect vehicle crashed near Avenue 52 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway, and the driver fled the vehicle. Officers took the driver into custody after a lengthy perimeter, along with 4 male and female occupants in the vehicle — all gang affiliated, 2 documented.
There no reports of anyone being injured during the shooting, which took place on Avenue 57, according to the Highland Park Twitter feed. Police recovered a 9mm handgun and arrested the five suspects on a variety of offenses.