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Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting in Gardena

Authorities investigate an officer-involved shooting in Gardena on Monday, March 3, 2014.
March 3, 2014 8:33:49 PM PST
A suspect was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Gardena Monday. Another suspect was taken into custody.

Authorities say the confrontation happened in the 15500 block of Ruthelen Avenue at 12:20 p.m. Officers were investigating a burglary call in the residential neighborhood.

When officers arrived, they spotted a red vehicle speeding away. The vehicle collided with a police vehicle. One suspect fled on foot into a backyard, and then an officer-involved shooting occurred. The male suspect was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.

It's unclear what led up to the officer-involved shooting. No officers were injured in the shooting.


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