A shooting took place Saturday in the Hyde Park area and the suspect has barricaded himself in a nearby apartment building, according to Los Angeles police.
The drama began about 10 a.m. near the intersection of Florence Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, according to Officer Jader Chaves of the Los Angeles Police Department.
No injuries have been reported, Chaves said.
A SWAT unit was sent to the scene along with police negotiators to try and talk the suspect into peacefully surrendering.
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