Man shot at LAPD patrol car in Pico-Union
A man was shot by police after officials said he shot at an LAPD patrol car while it was out in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles. While at least one bullet appeared to have hit the patrol car, no officers were injured. The suspect was shot by police and was brought to the hospital in stable condition.
LOS ANGELES - A man was shot by Los Angeles Police Department officers after he allegedly shot at an LAPD cruiser.
The shooting happened just before 12:30 p.m. near the area of Kenmore Avenue and Pico Boulevard, in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles.
The LAPD said that officers were driving in their patrol car along Pico Boulevard when the suspect started shooting at them. Images from SkyFOX showed an LAPD car with what appeared to be bullet holes in the windshield, but no officers were hit.
The gunman then ran, police said, and officers chased him. Officers eventually caught up to the suspect, and that's when officers shot him.
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The suspect was taken into custody and brought to the hospital, where LAPD said he was listed in stable condition.
The area of Pico from Kenmore to Catalina was closed off for while police investigated the shooting.
City News Service contributed to this report.