TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Torrance police responding to a burglary alarm at a jewelry store say they have shot and wounded a suspect.
The confrontation in front of Morgan’s Jewelers on Hawthorne Boulevard occurred about 6:15 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Three Takeaways From Dodgers 2021 Season, NLCS
“Upon arrival, officers observed forced entry into the business, located a suspect and an officer involved shooting occurred,” police said in a department statement.
The suspected burglar was taken to the hospital after being struck in the hand.READ MORE: 3 Shot In Downtown LA, 1 Dead
He has since been released and was taken to the police station for booking.
It’s unclear if the suspect was acting alone.
No officers were injured.MORE NEWS: Man Accidentally Discharges Gun, Wounds Neighbor
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