A 14-year-old outdated boy has been detained for allegedly shooting a Los Angeles Police Officer who was driving to work on Friday morning, in accordance to officers.
A plain-clothes officer was driving his civilian automobile to Newton Community Police Station at round 5 a.m. in the Historic South Central District of LA Friday morning when his window out of the blue exploded, cops mentioned.
“As he crossed the intersection he realizes or hears the glass of his vehicle has shattered. Then he felt a sharp pain in the back of his head,” Assistant Chief Robert Marino said at a news conference Friday afternoon.
Marino mentioned the officer, an unidentified 20-year veteran, continued driving to the police station, simply blocks away from the place he was shot, and ran throughout the road to the Los Angeles Fire Department station.
Once there, LAFD officers handled him with assist and stabilized him earlier than transferring him to USC Medical Center the place he’s recovering together with his household, he mentioned.
“I’m happy to report that he is in stable condition. He is not seriously injured and he will be fine,” Marino mentioned.
Officers responding to the shooting found a juvenile male in the fast space with a handgun. He is being processed by the division’s theft and murder division. Cops are persevering with to canvass the world for witnesses and photographs.
The assistant chief mentioned there’s “No indication that he has been targeted at this point.”
He mentioned it was unclear if there have been every other suspects concerned.
“Grateful our officer will survive this unprovoked attack,” LAPD Chief Michael Moore Tweeted on Friday. “Just spoke with him by telephone. Our theft murder detectives have an investigation and I’m assured they may determine the person(s) accountable. Too many weapons in too many arms.