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LAPD officers are fired on by 2 men during foot chase

September 17, 2009 |  3:49 pm

Los Angeles police are investigating an incident in South Los Angeles in which two fleeing suspects fired at officers, officials said.

The officers were not injured and two men were arrested in connection with the shooting, which occurred about10:30 p.m. Wednesday near 67th Street at 11th Avenue.

Police were pursuing a car when the driver stopped and jumped out with another man and both fled on foot. After a short distance, both suspects began shooting at the pursuing officers.

The officers did not return fire, and the suspects eventually were taken into custody. Investigators also recovered an unspecified weapon.

--Andrew Blankstein

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