LOS ANGELES -- One person was wounded in an officer-involved-shooting in South Los Angeles Sunday night, officials said.
The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. as Los Angeles Police Department officers were conducting what was described as gang-suppression activity. They encountered a group of individuals, including one with a handgun, and an officer-involved shooting occurred, police said.
Officials did not provide more details about the nature of the encounter.
Several suspects were in custody. A heavy police presence remained in the area of 99th and Figueroa streets late Sunday, including a helicopter overhead scouring the area for one more suspect.
The person who was wounded was transported in fair condition to Harbor UCLA Medical Center.