LAPD Release Video of Chase and Officer Shooting Armed Suspect
Los Angeles Police Department Press Release
On March 19, 2021, around 7:00 p.m., Hollenbeck Area officers conducted a traffic stop. As officers approached the vehicle, the driver backed his vehicle towards officers and sped away, leading officers on a short pursuit.
The pursuit ended when the suspect’s vehicle collided into a home. The suspect exited his vehicle with a handgun, at which time an Officer-Involved Shooting occurred.
The suspect was struck by gunfire and is expected to survive. A handgun was recovered at the scene. There were no other injuries.
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