Two wounded in officer-involved shooting in south Los Angeles

An officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles left two suspects wounded and three other suspects in custody.

Police heard gunshots in the area of Manchester Avenue and Broadway shortly after midnight and moved in to investigate, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The officers encountered a shootout between two groups at the location, at which point an officer-involved shooting occurred, the LAPD said.

Officers then went in pursuit of a suspect vehicle with three people inside. During the chase, two suspects bailed out of the vehicle and were quickly arrested. The vehicle kept going until it crashed in the area of Slauson Avenue and San Pedro Street, where the driver was taken into custody, the department said.

Two people were taken to a hospital in unknown condition for treatment of gunshot wounds sustained in the post-midnight shooting, police said.

No officers were hurt.

CNS contributed to this report.