The California Fire Page advises that riots have broken out in downtown Los Angeles after the Lakers won the NBA Championship Sunday night.
*LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police officers have declared the increasingly rowdy crowd gathered near the Staples Center after the Lakers‘ championship victory an unlawful assembly.
Officer Karen Rayner says members of the crowd damaged one or two police cruisers and were setting bonfires in the street Sunday.
Aerial video footage shown on KCAL-TV showed people jumping on a police car and throwing flares set up by police.
No injuries have been reported.
Rayner says reinforcement officers have been called in from throughout the city to help disperse the crowd.