Later: The Eastsider reports that all is back to normal Tuesday afternoon in the area around Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard where a man was shot early Tuesday morning by police.
City News Service reports that the suspect who was shot was a man in his early 30s. The Eastsider says it will be a while before his name is released.
Cellphone video obtained by KTLA shows the man firing first as officers pursue him west on Sunset Boulevard.
9 a.m.: Traffic continues to crawl through Echo Park Tuesday morning as investigators and photographers comb through the area around the intersection of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard.
Sunset Boulevard east from Logan to Laveta Terace and Echo Park Avenue south from Scott to Park remained closed off, with cars detouring down Logan south.
Cars parked on the streets early in the morning remained locked inside too, with people returning from as far as Pasadena to recover them.
Investigators from the Los Angeles Police Department's Officer Involved Shooting unit were on the scene along as Rampart detectives.
Just before 9 a.m. they were awaiting the arrival of an LAFD ladder for some bucket shots of the area.
A detective from OIS said it was unlikely that the area would open before noon.
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