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Cops hit with fireworks, rocks in Watts; 3 arrested

Police cars are seen in a Watts neighborhood where three people were arrested for allegedly throwing fireworks at officers on July 4, 2012.

July 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three people were arrested for allegedly attacking police officers with rocks, bottles and fireworks in Watts.

Los Angeles police were called to the Nickerson Gardens public housing complex around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday regarding a group of people lighting fireworks.

When officers arrived, several of them were hit by fireworks. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.