A Los Angeles Police Department investigation was underway Tuesday evening on a report of a “person down” in South Los Angeles.
A pedestrian called police about 4 p.m. after seeing a person on the ground in the area of Western Avenue and 89th Street, according to LAPD Officer Luis Garcia.
It was not immediately clear what happened to the person, Garcia said, adding that it was possible the victim was struck by a vehicle or had a medical emergency. No vehicle was at the scene.
No information was available regarding the person’s condition.
Police closed northbound traffic at 89th Street and Western Avenue, as well as 91st Street and Western, for the investigation, Garcia said.
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