BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department released video Friday of an October officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights.
According to LAPD, three uniformed officers were on Gless Street, south of 1st Street, Oct. 22 around 9:40 p.m. in an unmarked police car when they saw a man they believed to have been involved in recent criminal activity in the area.READ MORE: Police: Mark Shell Fired Shotgun At Teens Who Threw Water Balloons At His Pickup Truck In Ridgecrest
The man, identified as 29-year-old Rodolfo Coleman, was seen walking on the west side of Gless Street when the police vehicle came to a stop. As the officers exited the vehicle, LAPD said Coleman opened fire before running southbound on Gless Street as officers returned fire.
One officer suffered a minor abrasion to his knee. It was not believed that Coleman was struck by gunfire.READ MORE: Jose Guzman Given Gift Of Mobility After Wheelchair Is Destroyed In Santa Ana Hit-And-Run
On Oct. 24, Coleman was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with three counts each of attempted murder on a peace officer and assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer and one count of possession of a firearm.MORE NEWS: Boy Killed In Wilmington Shooting; Young Girl On School Playground Critically Wounded By Stray Bullet
According to LAPD, Coleman is a documented gang member.