LAPD Responds to Report of Security Guard Shot at Chinatown Jewelry Store

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Los Angeles police were responding to a report of a security guard shot at a jewelry store Chinatown on Thursday morning.

LAPD investigators were on scene at a jewelry store in Chinatown on Jan. 7, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

LAPD investigators were on scene at a jewelry store in Chinatown on Jan. 7, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The call came in just before 11 a.m. from the 800 block of North Broadway, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im.

A security guard had been shot, the caller told police, Im said.

On scene, police were investigating at a store called Kim Phuoc Jewelry on the northwest corner of North Broadway and Alpine Street.

There was shattered glass and blood on the ground outside the store, which was cordoned off with yellow police tape, video from the scene showed.

An ambulance was seen leaving the scene.

No other information was immediately available.

Correction: A photo included with an earlier version of the story showed a jewelry store across the street from the location where the incident actually occurred.