3 LAPD Officers Shot in Lincoln Heights; Suspect Barricaded

LOS ANGELES—Three Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers were hospitalized in unknown condition March 8 evening after being shot and wounded in Lincoln Heights, and a suspect was barricaded in a residential garage, according to multiple reports.

According to reports from the scene near Mission Avenue and North Broadway, police arrived around 4:30 p.m. regarding a suspect wanted for an unknown felony, and shots were fired some two hours later.

The officers have been taken to hospitals.

There is a massive police presence at the scene, and the LAPD reports that officers have established a perimeter. A tactical alert remained in effect, and SWAT officers have been called to the scene.

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