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A suspect allegedly armed with a handgun was wounded in an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon in South Los Angeles.

Plainclothes officers spotted a male with a handgun about 2:30 p.m. in the area of Central Avenue and 96th Street, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said.

A brief foot chase led into an alley, where an officer-involved shooting occurred, Madison said.

The suspect was struck multiple times and taken to a hospital, the officer said.

His condition was stable, Madison said about 8:30 p.m.

No officers were injured, according to the officer, who said a handgun was recovered at the scene.

— City News Service

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