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.


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