LAPD officer responding to fight in South LA street injured

An investigation is underway after a police officer was injured in South Los Angeles Monday. 

It happened in the area near 98th Street and Figueroa. 

According to police, LAPD officers were responding to the area on a call reporting people fighting in the streets. 

Authorities said an officer got into an altercation with one of the suspects; one person was taken into custody and was transported to the hospital for treatment. 

The officer was treated on scene and released.