An LAPD helicopter was in the air after Highland Park residents reporting hearing shots fired shortly before 10 P.M. near Monte Vista Street near Avenue 52 or 53. “Just heard gun shots. Copter already there. Looks like Avenue 52 and Monte Vista area,” said one resident via email. The Twitter user known as HLP90042 reported hearing a second round of shots:
Um. That can’t be good. 3 more shots heard. large cal
Watch commander at LAPD Northeast Division said police units were in the field to determine if it was gunfire or fireworks.
* Update @ 10:42 P.M.: A Northeast Division officer said there have been no reports of any injuries. No other details were available.