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Police shoot at suspected gunman in Westlake District

Officers from a gang unit fired shots at an armed man in the Westlake District on Saturday night, but the suspect fled and a search for him continued for several hours, according to a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman.

The shooting occurred at 7:15 p.m., the spokesman said. The search prompted officers to close the area bounded by Olympic Boulevard and 8th Street, between Alvarado and Lake streets. The man was still at large as of 11 p.m.

The spokesman had no further details.

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anh.do@latimes.com

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