LOS ANGELES — Authorities are investigating a Saturday evening taking pictures interior a Los Angeles Police Department station that left one officer injured, officers said Sunday.

An LAPD spokesperson declined to produce an substitute on the officer’s condition to USA TODAY, however the division said on Twitter that he used to be treated for “non-life-threatening injuries” at a sanatorium.

The LAPD launched that a “indispensable police incident” took spot at its Harbor Quandary in San Pedro. A suspect used to be taken into custody with “minor abrasions,” police said.

Officials said a particular person assaulted the officer who used to be working on the front desk at about 10 p.m. Saturday. The Behold Commander heard “the commotion” and responded to the lobby, per the division.

“The officer’s gun used to be removed and he used to be fired upon, but no longer struck,” the division said on Twitter.

Officers went after the suspect, who obtained into a white catch-up truck and drove off. 

“Some particular particular person came into the Harbor station, and when an officer went to talk with him, some form of battle of phrases happened where we mediate an officer used to be disarmed,” said Chief Michel Moore, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Moore said on Twitter that the injured officer used to be no longer shot, adding: “He’s resting and shall be okay. Bumps and bruises.”

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti expressed his tell on Twitter and sent his “most productive needs for a speedily and whole restoration.”

The taking pictures comes after two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were shot in an obvious ambush earlier this month while sitting in a patrol car parked reach a metro cease in Compton.

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The nation’s 2nd-largest metropolis, already on edge after the loss of life of George Floyd and the taking pictures of Jacob Blake ended in protests and unrest in the streets, is also going by its maintain racially divisive taking pictures by legislation enforcement.

Sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a Dusky man, Dijon Kizzee, after they attempted to cease him over an unspecified “code violation” as he rode his bicycle by an unincorporated portion of south Los Angeles on Aug. 31.

Investigators said this month that deputies fired 19 shots at Kizzee, striking him several cases in the chest and no longer lower than once in the inspire, after they noticed him fall a pistol after which catch it up.

Contributing: N’dea Yancey-Bragg and Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY; The Associated Press


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