WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — Officials say a teenaged boy was arrested after he allegedly fired a weapon at police in Whittier on Friday.

The unidentified teen was approached by an officer  around 11 p.m. near Sante Fe Springs Road and Nogal Avenue.

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“As the officer drove toward the person, [the suspect] suddenly turned, firing several rounds at the officer’s patrol car,” police said in a statement.

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The officer tracked the teen and radioed his location and movements to other patrol units. The boy was arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer.

The officer was unhurt. Officials said the police cruiser sustained minor damage.

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