Police Shoot, Wound Man in Eagle Rock

By City News Service

(CNS) – An officer-involved shooting in the Eagle Rock area Tuesday left a man wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

No officers were injured in the shooting, which occurred shortly after at 2 a.m. when police conducted a traffic stop in the 5500 block of Nordyke Street, said Los Angeles police Officer Aareon Jefferson.

During the traffic stop, the driver, a man in his 30s, got out of the vehicle and the officer-involved shooting occurred, Jefferson said. The wounded man was taken to a hospital in stable condition, and police recovered a handgun at the location, Jefferson said. A female passenger in the vehicle was being interviewed by police, he said.

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