California Highway Patrol officers conducting a traffic stop came under fire in East Los Angeles Tuesday, prompting the officers and sheriff’s transit deputies to return fire, wounding one person and prompting a search for a second suspect.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries to CHP officers or deputies.

The shooting was reported shortly after 9 a.m. at the intersection of Third Street and Ford Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Sheriff Alex Villanueva said preliminary information indicates that the CHP was conducting a traffic stop when the officers “came under fire from someone.” Video from the scene showed the rear window of a CHP cruiser shattered by apparent gunfire.

The sheriff said the CHP and sheriff transit deputies returned fire toward two suspects, one of whom was struck and taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The second person remained at large, and authorities were conducting an extensive search of the area, he said.

A weapon was recovered at the scene where the first suspect was injured, Villanueva said.

Some on-ramps and off-ramps to and from the nearby Long Beach (710) Freeway were closed while the investigation was conducted, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Due to the shooting, Metro L (Gold) Line train service was interrupted between the Indiana and East LA Civic Center stations, according to Metro. Buses were brought in to shuttle riders between those stations.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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