LAPD officer injured in taking pictures with theft suspects in Fairfax


A Los Angeles police officer suffered a graze wound throughout a taking pictures with an armed suspect within the Fairfax space Thursday evening, authorities stated.

The incident occurred round 6:49 p.m. close to Fairfax and Melrose avenues, stated Officer Matthew Cruz, a Los Angeles Police Division spokesperson.

Officers got here throughout two suspects trying to rob an individual of a designer watch and interceded, a supply with data of the incident advised The Instances.

One of many suspects shot at officers, hitting certainly one of them, and an officer shot again, Officer Annie Hernandez advised The Instances.

It was not clear whether or not the officer who was injured or one other officer returned hearth.

Investigators consider one of many suspects was shot, Hernandez stated. Each suspects fled in a car and stay at massive.

The officer who was injured was taken to a hospital and is in steady situation, she stated.

A supply with data of the incident advised The Instances the officer suffered a graze wound and was not severely injured.

Firefighters have been dispatched at 7:03 p.m. to the 7800 block of Melrose and transported one affected person, stated Nicholas Prange, a Los Angeles Fireplace Division spokesperson.

Additional details about the taking pictures was not accessible Thursday evening.



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