Search underway for suspect involved in shots-fired incident in Sylmar

Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are looking for the man who is accused of being involved in a confrontation with San Fernando police that led to a shots-fired incident overnight, authorities said.

The shooting was reported Monday at 3:40 a.m. in the 13300 block of Little Tujunga Canyon Road in Sylmar.

Police said that once the shots were fired, the suspect left the scene and hid in the nearby terrain. It is unknown if he was struck by gunfire.

The officer was not injured in the incident.

No further information was immediately released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LASD’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can also submit a tip online

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