LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – LAPD Chief Michel Moore was “in great spirits” Tuesday after police say he drove himself to a hospital because he “was not feeling well.”
Moore, 60, was admitted to County-USC Medical Center Monday night for further testing, according to the LAPD. He was released Tuesday, police said.READ MORE: 'It's Heartbreaking': ArcLight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres Closing Permanently Due To Pandemic Losses
A statement from the department said the chief “is in great spirits and appreciates your well-wishes and support.”READ MORE: 'We Are Seeing Our Economy Come Back To Life': Study Shows That Consumer Confidence In OC Is On The Rise As Residents Brace For Light At The End Of The Tunnel
No additional details were released.
Since joining the LAPD in 1981, Moore has risen through the ranks, becoming a deputy chief in 2004, then assistant chief in 2010.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Hospitalized After Large Explosion At Valley Glen Home, Investigation Ongoing
After being named first assistant chief in 2016, Moore was sworn in as chief by Mayor Eric Garcetti on in June 2018.