Alhambra Shootout Injures Officer, Two Suspects
ALHAMBRA (KTLA) – A late-night shootout between suspects and officers with the Alhambra Police Department has left one officer with non-life threatening injuries, and two suspects injured as well.
The incident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the intersection of Second St. and Main St. Two suspects attempted to flee officers who were making a felony traffic stop on their vehicle.
In the process, police say the suspects first attempted to run an officer down with their vehicle, then officers opened fire on the suspects.
A witness at the scene told KTLA News she saw one of the suspects draw a gun and fire at a woman and a police officer, then she saw the police officers shoot that suspect.
The two suspects involved in the incident were injured in the exchange of gunfire and were taken to a local hospital.
Sheriff’s Homicide detectives were on the scene investigating the incident Saturday morning, as spent shell casings littered the roadway in the area of 2nd and Main in Alhambra.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or anonymously through “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477).