Photos posted on Instagram show that police have closed off traffic at Alvarado and and Reservoir Street. One reader said traffic on Alvarado is jammed and recommended motorists avoid the area.
Simply Informed, a Twitter user who follows police scanner traffic, said officers had chased the suspect on foot.
However, LAPD media relations could not immediately confirm the details of the police activity. A spokesman said there are indications that the police activity is or might be winding down soon but did not have any details.
Update @ 9:31 PM: The suspect who was wanted for a felony was apprehended, said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. No shooting took place, he said. No further details were available
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