SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were responding to a vehicle crash in South LA when one of the officers was attacked by what appears to be a stray dog.
The incident occurred at South Figueroa Street and 132nd Street. The officer shot the dog and it ran away. It is now in the hands of animal custody. The condition of the dog is unknown.READ MORE: Vigil Held For 18-Year-Old Rylee Goodrich, 1 Of 2 Teen Victims Shot And Killed In Corona Movie Theater
The officer was transported to the hospital, but is expected to be okay.READ MORE: More Businesses Like The Abbey in WeHo Setting Own Vaccine Requirements For Customers
Police activity in the area is related to the routine investigation of an officer discharging his firearm.MORE NEWS: 17-Year Old Girl Violently Assaulted While Jogging In Culver City