CA, Watts: LAPD Officer Reportedly Shot in Nickerson Gardens

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    July 25, 2016


    LAPD Officer Shot, 1 Person Killed in Watts Shooting


    One person was shot multiple times and died at the scene, police said. It was unknown whether the victim was involved in the gunfire or was a bystander.

    The injured officer was in stable condition at Long Beach Memorial Hospital, police said. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck tweeted he was arriving at the hospital to check on the officer and to be briefed on the shooting.


    http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/LAPD-Officer-Shot-Nickerson-Gardens-388225112.html
     
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    LAPD Southeast Division said officers were dealing with a hostile crowd following the shooting, but wouldn't comment further.

    At one point, the crowd was agitated and began throwing rocks and bottles at police, but no one was injured, Linder said.

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