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.