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Teenager Killed In South L.A. Officer Involved Shooting
Alright I'm here. #LAPD in riot gear. Western/107th in #SouthLA pic.twitter.com/fgAQvx3Cu9— Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) October 1, 2016
A person has been fatally shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in the 1700 block of 107th Street, close to Western Avenue. According to City News service, the person is a teenage boy, approximately 15 or 16 years old.
According to LAPD officer Drake Madison, the shooting occurred at 12:58 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. The shooting happened at the end of a police pursuit engaged in by officers from the LAPD's Metropolitan division.
L.A. County Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene at 1:05 p.m., but did not transport anybody to the hospital. Officer Madison confirmed to LAist that there was one fatality.
According to KABC, police are also engaged in a search for another suspect related to the pursuit.
I ❤️ my people. Thanks for the photo. Here's Western/107th now after what I'm told is an officer involved shooting. #SouthLA pic.twitter.com/TK5EJo8WdT— Jasmyne Cannick (@Jasmyne) October 1, 2016
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