LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — LAPD officers responding to a 911 call at a Reseda apartment got into a fight early Wednesday with a burglar before using a stun gun on him.
The burglary was reported in Reseda Boulevard, near Strathern Street, at about 12:30 a.m. Officers responding to the call got into a fight with the intruder, which prompted an officer needs help call, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.READ MORE: Walgreens, Rite-Aid Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines
The fight ended when one of the officers used a Taser on the burglar, who was then taken into custody. His name was not released.READ MORE: LA County Supports Less Strict Threshold For Disneyland, Other Theme Parks To Reopen
The suspect and the woman who called in the break-in were both taken to a hospital in unknown condition. The woman’s son and the two officers also suffered minor injuries, but declined to be taken to a hospital.
The woman and her son said they did not recognize the man who broke into their apartment.MORE NEWS: High-Definition Panorama Taken By Mars Rover Perseverance Shows Crater Rim, Cliff Face Of Ancient River Delta
Authorities say two investigations are underway – one into the burglary, and a second into the officers’ use of force.