Officers have cordoned off a section of Highland Park tonight as they search for a gunman following reports of multiple gunshots near Avenue 53 and Monte Vista Street. The shooting was reported shortly before 10 p.m. Early reports indicate that no one was injured but an investigation is in the early stages, said an officer at the LAPD Northeast Division.
“We just heard a shooting that sounded like 15 bullets,” said one woman who lives on Avenue 53. “There are helicopters now … There have been a rash of shootings over here and no reporting on them.”
* Update: An armed man was arrested at about 11:15 p.m., reports Patch.