Police units in Echo Park are searching for a parolee at-large near Fairbanks Place and Scott Avenue, according to early reports. Officers are in the process of closing off nearby streets as a helicopter hovers overhead. The search began at about 11:30 p.m. following a police foot pursuit of a suspect wanted by the gang unit, said Sgt. Wayne Guillary with the Northeast Division. He said there had been no reports of a shooting related to incident.
* Update on Sunday, Dec. 25: Officers at the Northeast Division on Sunday morning, Dec. 25 had no details about when the search ended or if the suspect was apprehended.