2 LAPD officers injured in shootout in Willowbrook

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers were injured during a traffic stop in Willowbrook, and the search continues for the suspected gunman. 

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday near the area of Broadway and 133rd Street.

According to police, the two officers had pulled over a white 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. The car began to drive away, then suddenly stopped. At that time, the driver pulled out a fully automatic weapon and began firing at officers. 

Officers returned fire, but the suspect drove off. Officers attempted to follow the vehicle but eventually lost sight. 

One of the officers was grazed by a bullet, while the other was injured by shattered glass, officials said. 

Credit: LAPD 

A description of the suspect's vehicle was not released, but authorities noted the back windshield was blown out during the shootout, and that vehicle also had front-end damage. 

Both officers have since been released and are expected to make a full recovery. 

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.