One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning with a gunshot wound suffered in an officer-involved shooting in the Adams-Normandie area of Los Angeles and an officer suffered a minor injury in the shootout.
The shooting occurred near the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 22nd Street, near the Santa Monica (10) Freeway, about 9:25 p.m. Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Southwest Division plain clothes narcotics officers drove into a Chevron gas station at the intersection and as they drove toward the gas pumps, two suspects armed with guns opened fire on the officers, at which time an officer-involved shooting occurred, police said.
One suspect was hit by gunfire and taken into custody. The second suspect tried to run off, but was quickly captured. A third suspect surrendered to officers, police said.
The wounded suspect was taken to a hospital by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics with stable vital signs, police said.
An officer suffered a minor graze wound and was taken to a hospital with stable vital signs, the LAPD said.
Two guns were recovered at the scene.
The names of the suspects or the wounded officer were not immediately disclosed.
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