LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities were investigating an officer-involved shooting Wednesday in the parking lot of a Target store in Eagle Rock.
Officers responded to a robbery call near the Eagle Rock Plaza at 2626 Colorado Boulevard around 2:30 p.m., where an officer-involved shooting occurred, according to Glendale police.
Police told CBSLA’s Tom Wait a man tried to steal a woman’s cell phone when officers raced to scene and opened fire.
The shooting occurred during efforts to apprehend the suspect, according to police.
“I heard two gunshots at the time, but I didn’t know they were gunshots,” one witness said.
No one was struck by gunfire and the suspect was taken into custody after a brief standoff.