Shooting at luxury high rise in downtown L.A. leaves 1 dead

Los Angeles police were investigating a deadly shooting at a luxury high rise in downtown Los Angeles Thursday evening.

The shooting occurred at about 6:52 p.m. at the Watermarke Tower Apartments in the 700 block of West Ninth Street near Flower Street. 

The victim who police found in the apartment building's lobby was pronounced dead at the scene, LAPD said. 

Some residents were evacuated following the shooting and were allowed to return after midnight. 

The gunman remains on the loose. No suspect information was immediately known.

The victim has not been identified but police described him as a black male in his 30s.

LAPD has not released additional information. The investigation is ongoing.

FOX 11's Kelli Johnson contributed to this report.