Wed. Jan 23rd, 2019

BREAKING: Shots fired at Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles; possible hostage situation

Police, SWAT, and FBI are surrounding Nakatomi Plaza at this hour after a police officer was reportedly fired upon. The police officer had stopped by the building after receiving what was initially reported as a false fire alarm on the 32nd floor.

A short time later in what was at the time believed to be a prank, a call was received by local police. The caller speaking on a restricted police band had stated that terrorist had taken over the building and had killed a hostage.

A civilian has taken this photo of an armed man on the 32nd floor. It’s unclear whether this is a terrorist or a hostage:

This story is being updated.