Hollywood Farmers Market standoff after 'active shooter' reports as cops race to the scene | The Sun
A POLICE standoff has started after shoppers at the Hollywood Farmers Market called in an active shooter threat.
Multiple people told the police that a someone started shooting from a window of a building, Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson told ABC7.
However, police have not confirmed that this was a shooting as of yet.
The incident happened around 8am on Sunday in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
The police said they came to the scene and saw a person throwing rocks from a balcony.
A standoff then started around 9.20am between an unidentified suspect and police.
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Earlier, around 9am, a police helicopter was spotted as well.
No injuries have been reported so far.
A Twitter user said that he went to the Sunday morning farmers market, but was turned away.
He pulled into the parking structure when he was met by a security guard.
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The guard told him to turn his car around.
When the shopper asked why, the guard said, "active shooter situation."
The shopper ended the tweet by saying:
"Friends: stay away this morning."
"But also: #ThisIsAmerica"
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The Sun has reached out to the LAPD to confirm the nature of the incident, but has not received a response by the time of publication.
The farmers market has been closed for further investigation.
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