LAPD Officer Shot A Man In Pico Union -- It's The Sixth Police Shooting In Last 7 Days
An unidentified man was shot by a police officer outside the Olympic Community Police Station in Pico Union today, making it the sixth shooting by the LAPD in the last seven days.
Police say the man, described as 36 years old, approached the station at about 2:20 p.m., and an officer noticed he had a handgun. The officer summoned help and an officer-involved shooting occurred. Police haven't provided any more details about the interaction.
The man was hospitalized, underwent surgery and was in critical but stable condition this evening, according to officials. No officers were injured.
An investigation is ongoing.
The five previous shootings involving LAPD officers took place in the Hollenbeck, Rampart, Southwest and Southeast areas. Two of those shootings were deadly.
This story was updated at 8:39 p.m.
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