A man who may be armed was barricaded in an apartment in a high-rise building in the downtown Los Angeles area Wednesday, authorities said.

Officers went to the building near 12th and Figueroa streets about 4 a.m. to serve a search warrant, and the man refused to come out of the residence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The standoff was continuing about 7:30 a.m., the LAPD said. No injuries have been reported.

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