Police are looking for a man with a gun who witnesses say fired shots at the Chinese Consulate building in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles police officer Derek Campbell says the shooting took place around 2:15pm local time on Thursday. No injuries were reported.
Campbell says officers are searching for the shooter, described by witnesses as a middle-aged Asian man.
It's not clear how many shots were fired.
A call to the consulate office was not immediately answered on Friday.