Suspect wounded in Koreatown officer-involved shooting

KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect armed with what appeared to be a gun pointed at officers was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Koreatown early Sunday.

Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun shortly after midnight at Western Avenue and 9th Street.

Los Angeles police tweeted that the suspect pointed what looked like a handgun at responding officers, and an officer-involved shooting occurred.

The suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No officers were injured.

Investigators were looking into what led up to the officer opening fire on the suspect and whether the handgun is real or a replica.
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