A Los Angeles police officer was struck in the neck by what authorities believe was a pellet from a pellet gun in South Los Angeles and hospitalized Thursday morning with stable vital signs.
Officers with South Traffic Division were patrolling the area of 69th Street and Denker Avenue about 11 p.m. Wednesday when one officer was hit, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A news photographer at the scene said a perimeter was set up on Denker Avenue between Gage and 69th streets.
CBS2 reported at least three suspects were taken into custody at the end of a standoff. The location of the standoff and details about the suspects were not immediately disclosed.
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