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Suspect Fires On Officer at LAPD Harbor Station, Attempts to Flee Station in Pickup Truck

A police officer was fired upon but not struck

A suspect entered and opened fire at the harbor division police station in San Pedro Saturday night. A police officer was fired upon but not struck before the suspect fled in a car and was arrested.

The incident occurred around 10 pm PST. LAPD tweeted the following from their official account. "Here is the latest information on last night’s incident at LAPD Harbor Station: At about 10:00 p.m., an LAPD Officer was working the front desk when a Male Hispanic suspect came to the front lobby. The officer met with the suspect at which time the officer was assaulted.

"The officer’s gun was removed and he was fired upon, but not struck. The Watch Commander heard the commotion and responded to the lobby, at which time an officer involved shooting occurred. The suspect ran to a white pick-up truck and drove off.

"Responding officers observed the suspects vehicle and pursued the suspect to Pacific Avenue and 17th Street where he was taken into custody. The suspect sustained minor abrasions, was medically treated and was released for booking."


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