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: FDA Panel Meeting Tuesday To Review Pfizer Vaccine For Kids Ages 5-11
The officer was transported to the hospital, but is expected to be okay.READ MORE: Dave Chappelle Agrees To Meet With Netflix's Transgender Employees
Police activity in the area is related to the routine investigation of an officer discharging his firearm.MORE NEWS: 3-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Abandoned Covina School