By Danielle Radin

PACOIMA (CBSLA) – A traffic stop Monday led officers with the Los Angeles Police Department to find and seize two loaded guns from a car.

LAPD Foothill Police Station praised Officer Daniel Frazer and Officer Edgar Garcia for confiscating the guns from two individuals and arresting them.

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“It’s a reminder of the commitment LAPD and Foothill have to protect and serve,” the agency wrote on Instagram Monday.

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In March, LAPD announced that it would be putting half of its detectives on street patrol and closing down its front desk operations in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The confiscation comes as gun violence has skyrocketed in Los Angeles in 2020. LAPD said between May 31 and June 6 of this year, homicides were up 250 percent compared to the previous week. The number of victims who had been shot jumped 56 percent in the same week.