LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — An officer-involved shooting was reported in Long Beach Sunday evening with an officer possibly being injured.
The shooting occurred at Artesia Boulevard and Hammond Street just after 9:30, police said.READ MORE: Crews Working To Contain Casitas Fire Burning Near Ojai
Gordon Spencer, reporting in Sky9, said the officer was taken to a nearby hospital by his partner.
The LA Sheriff’s Department is assisting with crowd control.
An officer and the suspect were both possibly wounded. All police would confirm is that an officer and a suspect were both transported to a hospital.READ MORE: LA County Business Owners Anticipate COVID Restrictions Lifting Tuesday
There was no word on the condition of the officer or the suspect.
Spencer reported that officers were going through an apartment complex looking for possible victims of the suspect as a precaution.
No cause for the shooting was given.MORE NEWS: Luxury Vacations Are State's Latest COVID Vaccine Incentives
Spencer reported that Artesia would be closed between Paramount and Obispo for several hours during an investigation.