BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man is injured and a woman is in custody following an officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights on Wednesday, according to Los Angeles police.
The shooting happened shortly before 5 p.m. in the area of Myers and Kearny streets.
The LAPD Hollenbeck Gang Enforcement detail attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the 150 block of N. Myer Street. It was then that a male passenger ran from the vehicle, and officers ran after him.
During the foot pursuit, an officer-involved shooting occurred, police said. The man was struck by gunfire and was taken to nearby hospital in stable condition.
Los Angeles police originally stated the officer-involved shooting was fatal but later confirmed the wounded man is alive at the hospital.
No officers were injured in the incident, and a handgun was recovered at the scene.
The female driver of the vehicle was found near the 101 Freeway and Mission Street. She was taken into custody by police.
Man struck by gunfire in Boyle Heights officer-involved shooting
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