Posted by on October 14, 2021 6:02 pm
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LAPD Officer Shot and Wounded; Possible Suspect in Custody

LOS ANGELES—A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer was shot and wounded Thursday in plain clothes while driving to work, authorities said. The LAPD officer was shot around 5 a.m. in south Los Angeles, near Central Avenue and 28th Street, next to the police station. “The officer was on his way to work,” LAPD Assistant Chief Robert Marino told reporters. “He was in his plain clothes, in his plain vehicle. There is no indication that he had been targeted at this point.” Marino said a male juvenile who was in possession of a handgun was detained in the immediate area. According to Fox11, the teen in custody is 14 years old. “As he crossed the intersection, he … realizes the glass in his vehicle is shattered,” Marino said. “At that point, he feels a sharp pain to the back of his head. He realizes he’s been shot. At that point, …

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