Man arrested after shooting with police in South LA


Los Angeles Police Department arrested an armed suspect Friday after an officer fired shots in South Los Angeles during a confrontation.

It happened around 10:24 a.m. Thursday as officers tried to stop a crime suspect who was on the run near Imperial Highway and Success Avenue, LAPD said.

While he was running, he fired a pistol at officers, who fired back, the LAPD added. No one was injured.

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Police established a perimeter in the area and called in a SWAT unit after the suspect evaded them and entered a nearby residential area.

He was found a few hours later by officers in a nearby neighborhood.


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