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2 arrests in Gardena officer shooting

January 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Authorities have arrested two men in connection to a shooting that sent a Gardena police officer to the hospital.One of the suspects in custody is believed to be the shooter. A third man remains on the loose.

Police say the officer is out of the hospital and expected to make a full recovery after being shot twice in the leg.

The officer was on patrol Wednesday when he saw three men run across Normandie. He went to investigate a little bit further and they took off. Police say the officer chased one of the men into an alley, and as he came around the corner, the suspect opened fire.