Craig Fiegener

1 LAPD Officer Injured after Officer Involved Shooting at Hollywood Gym

October 29, 2018 - 1:42 pm

(KNX 1070) - There was an officer-involved shooting at a Hollywood gym Monday morning.

LAPD officers responded to a 24 Hour Fitness in the 6300 block of Sunset Boulevard after a call for a suspected battery. The person was identified to the police as a battery suspect.

They went into the locker room of the gym where the suspect was situated. Two LAPD police officers got into a scuffle with the suspect, who took one of the officer's taser. There was an officer-involved shooting and the suspect was struck by gunfire. A suspect was shot and killed after taking officer’s taser, according to police.

One officer was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries - the police confirms the officer wasn't shot or tased.

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