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Report of shots fired in South Los Angeles leads to LAPD shooting

May 10, 2012 |  3:56 pm

Map shows approximate location of incident in black.

Los Angeles police responding to a "shots fired" call Thursday afternoon in South Los Angeles became involved in an officer-involved shooting, authorities said.

No officers were reported injured in the incident, which occurred about 2:30 p.m. in the 800 block of West 70th Street, said LAPD spokeswoman Karen Rayner.

It was not immediately clear if any of several reported suspects were wounded as a result of the shooting, Rayner said. Police did not say how many shots were fired by officers or give the exact sequence of events leading to the shooting.

At least one suspect, who was not identified, was arrested in connection with the shooting.

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-- Andrew Blankstein

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Photo: Map shows approximate location of incident in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times / Mapping LA

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