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LAPD officer fires at man near busy Sherman Oaks Trader Joe's

October 30, 2012 |  8:33 pm

Area where the LAPD officer-involved shootig was reported.
An officer-involved shooting took place Tuesday evening outside a busy Trader Joe's in Sherman Oaks after a man in a van appeared to try to run over two patrol officers, police said.

No officers were reported injured in the incident, which began about 6:30 p.m, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Police described the man as a shoplifting suspect.

The man took off and was being sought by police. It was unclear whether he was wounded.

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Map shows the area where the shooting was reported. Credit: Google Maps

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