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LAPD Officer Shot in Boyle Heights*

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A narcotics officer was shot and injured today when a suspect he was serving with a warrant fired shots at him and his partner just after 3 p.m. today in Boyle Heights. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A perimeter has been set up around the 2600 block of Malabar St. where two suspects are possibly barricaded in the house. According to the LAPD, per KNBC, one other person has been taken into custody and another is reported to have committed suicide. As of 5:30 p.m., the situation was still ongoing.

*Denotes Updated Post | Photo by VeryBadLady via Flickr