As firefighters arrived at a structure fire early this morning in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles several gunshots rang out, forcing the firefighters to take cover.
A massive police response has arrived and the shooter is believed to still be in the home.
Officers can be seen taking cover behind a fire truck and the LAPD is now on a citywide tactical alert, according to CBS Los Angeles.
#BREAKING LAPD choppers overhead active shooter situation in Gardena area; officers have shut down Redondo Beach Blvd at Orchard Ave… man held up in house following fire. @ABC7 tune in! https://t.co/a8eFAqjJ8p pic.twitter.com/Eq4Y2ON30i
— Marc Cota-Robles (@abc7marccr) April 24, 2018
At least one person is reported to have been shot but details are unclear as this is a developing situation.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.
Update: The sutuation is over and the perp is in custody after killing a teenage girl.
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