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LAPD officers wound suspect in Rampart area

September 8, 2011 |  9:02 pm

Monroe A man who was reportedly shooting at a car Thursday evening was shot and wounded by Los Angeles police, authorities said.

No officers were injured in the incident, which was reported about 7 p.m. near Madison Avenue and Monroe Street, said LAPD spokeswoman Norma Eisenman.

The incident unfolded when LAPD gang enforcement officers saw a man in his early 30s shooting at a car.

Officers confronted the suspect and a shooting took place, Eisenman said. There were no further details, including the number of shots fired, the name of the suspect and whether he aimed his gun at officers.

The suspect was shot at least once in the upper body. He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Sources familiar with the case said a weapon was recovered from the scene.

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