Man arrested after standoff with LAPD near Hollywood Farmers' Market

A man who allegedly fired shots near the Hollywood Farmers' Market, prompting its closure, was taken into custody Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Witnesses called police around 7:30 a.m. to report a man with a gun firing multiple shots in the 1600 block of Cosmo Street, according to police. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the suspect yelling and throwing out items from the balcony of his apartment, police said. There were no injuries, no weapon was seen and officers were attempting to make contact with the suspect at that time.

The farmers' market closed for the day and officials said its vendors and staff were safe.

The suspect was barricaded inside his apartment and a standoff with SWAT ensued, officials said. Police said the suspect was taken into custody a little before noon. 

The suspect was later identified as Joseph de la Cruz and he was booked on a $320,000 bail. 

City News Service contributed to this report.