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Suspect shot by LA officer during foot chase

Authorities investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Hollywood on Saturday Feb. 19, 2011.

February 19, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A suspected prowler was killed and a Los Angeles police officer was injured after a foot chase in Hollywood ended in gunfire.

Officers were sent to check on reports of a prowler in the 1200 block of Westmoreland Avenue Saturday morning.

They called for assistance, saying a man matching the description of the prowler took off running.

Authorities said the supsect pulled out a gun during the pursuit. The man was shot and killed.

One officer was injured in the shooting, but not seriously.