Suspected Prowler Shot, Killed During Foot Chase
HOLLYWOOD (AP) — A suspected prowler with a gun was fatally shot and a police officer suffered minor injuries during a foot chase in a bustling section of Hollywood.
KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz Reports
Officer Wendy Reyes says the officer had to have glass fragments removed from his eye. He was treated at a hospital and released.
Officers responded Saturday morning to reports of a prowler near homes in east Hollywood. Reyes says at least three officers chased a suspect and opened fire when he produced a handgun.
The suspect, described as a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
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