Police Shoot, Wound Man in Lincoln Heights

By City News Service

A suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon by police near County-USC Medical Center and the university’s Health Sciences Campus in Lincoln Heights.

No officers were injured in the shooting, which happened about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Zonal Avenue and Cummings Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The suspect was taken to hospital. His age and condition were not immediately available, nor were details about what led to the shooting.

A report from the scene showed a crashed SUV outside a building bearing a USC banner.

An alert issued by USC in the shooting’s immediate aftermath advised students and others to avoid the area.

Just after 5 p.m., LAPD Officer Tony Im said there was no threat to the campus.

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September 29, 2016  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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