Firefighters responding to a house fire in Los Angeles were forced back after hearing gunshots ring out Tuesday morning, CBS Los Angeles reports. Firefighters were on the scene of a fire just before 5 a.m. in response to a structure fire. Police report at least one person was dead and the shooter was still inside the home.
As firefighters mobilized to fight the fire, five to six gunshots rang out.
It’s not clear where the shots came from, outside or inside the house. It’s also not clear if the original fire that brought out firefighters has been put out.
One suspect is now in custody after the reported active shooter/standoff.