BREAKING NEWS -
2 LAPD Officer-involved shooting - suspect shot dead.
(At the press conference with lapd media relations Officer: Sandoval speaks to the associated press)
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Two Officers initiated a foot pursuit of a GTA suspect Monday in Reseda/Woodland Hills area on surface streets as the incident ended in shots fired, Police officer down, Officer needs assistance at the 6400 Block of Corbin Ave. near Victory Bl. Suspect DOA after police shot the 20-year-old man to death, said Lapd Media Relations, Sandoval.
The time was 10:05 am as a vehicle matching a description of a stolen vehicle, the LoJack had been activated and a suspect driving it in Canoga Park towards the Woodland Hills area was intercepted by LAPD traffic Officers and the suspect failed to yield officers, then a street police chase occurred. The suspect ran several relights, the police pursuit lasted 7 minutes as the suspect came to the resting place 40 feet North of Victory Blvd. on Corbin Ave where the 20-year-old man bailed. The foot pursuit began and the two traffic officers exited their patrol car at the scene, chasing the GTA suspect north bound on Corbin Ave. towards Hamlin St. which at this time, the shooting began.
Suspect was hiding out in an alley adjutant off Corbin Avenue where police said they took a hit in the officer's knee cap and returned fire upon the GTA suspect, striking him with fatal rounds. The suspect was reported by officers as dead at the scene of this crime scene Reseda West Valley and Topanga Police Officers responded for back up.
The two officers involved in the Police shooting with the GTA suspect were identified as employed from Topanga Canyon Police Department and are both partners from the same Patrol police car - LAPD Topanga.
The suspect was said to of having a possible weapon and there has been a handgun recovered at the scene by police.
Police were wearing bodycam’s and those body cameras were turned on during the foot pursuit and that video will be released at a later time after Police have concluded their investigation, Media Relations Lapd Sandoval said.
The suspect’s identity is not yet a press release and the body of the suspect will remain on scene till coroner investigators of the Los Angeles Chief Medical Examiner’s Office conclude with their investigation and Robbery detectives from the Los Angeles West Valley Police Department conclude their evidence gathering at this scene.
The 2 officers involved in the foot pursuit were transported in a Los Angeles Fire Department rescue ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment and are reported to be in stable and good recovery as their injuries were not life-threatening.
One Police officer was reported to have a apparent gunshot wound to his knee while the other Lapd officer involved in chasing the suspect only suffered some scraps and bruising from the foot pursuit.
The Reseda officeers-involved shooting started this morning at 10:00am and has Corbin Av. intersection of Victory Blvd and Corbin Av at Vanowen St. shutdown to thru traffic along the 6400 block of Corbin avenue in Reseda Monday.
The Coroner on scene with the Lapd had set up a tent in the middle of Corbin Avenue between Hamlin St and Victory Blvd and called it as crime scene.
After 7pm the streets should be open for thru traffic Monday April 9, said LAPD Officer Sandoval.
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