WESTLAKE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An investigation is underway after a traffic stop with an armed bicyclist led to an officer-involved shooting in the Westlake area of Los Angeles Monday night.
Officers were conducting crime suppression patrol in the high-crime area of 3rd and Lake streets at about 11:30 p.m. when they spotted a man on his bike and attempted to do a traffic stop.
Authorities said the suspect did not stop and pulled out a handgun. It was then that an officer-involved shooting occurred.
The suspect ran off but was quickly apprehended on 3rd Street. He was not struck by gunfire but was taken to a nearby hospital due to complaints of pain.
No officers were injured in the incident. A handgun was recovered at the scene.
"Fortunately, the officers were wearing body-worn video, so the details of what led up to the investigation will also be reviewed," said LAPD Lt. Chris Ramirez.
An investigation was ongoing.
Armed bicyclist arrested after Westlake officer-involved shooting