Police were involved in a standoff with a man allegedly armed with a gun downtown Thursday morning.

The call reporting a man with a gun in the 1200 block of South Flower Street came in around 5:50 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department Officer Madison confirmed.

Officers were on scene and involved in a standoff with the suspect, Madison said.

The USC Department of Public Safety asked the public to avoid the intersection of Adams Boulevard and Figueroa Street in University Park due to the police activity off campus.

The suspect was later taken into custody, video from the scene showed.

Police have not identified the suspect.