Man tries to run cop over in Sherman Oaks; shots fired

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.

The incident happened at Hazeltine Avenue and Riverside Drive around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when patrolling officers tried to intervene in a chase between two Trader Joe's employees and an alleged robber.

When confronted by police, the suspect tried to flee the scene and nearly hit an officer. Police opened fire. It is unknown if the suspect was hit.

Authorities said he sped off in a white van.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (818) 374-9500.

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