1 Person Dead, 1 Officer Wounded in Inglewood Shooting

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One person was killed and a police officer suffered a hand wound Friday morning in a shooting in a residential area of Inglewood, authorities said.

Officers responded about 3 a.m. to a radio call of a person screaming near the intersection of Doty Avenue and Imperial Highway (map), according to a statement from the Inglewood Police Department.

The shooting occurred after the officers arrived. One of them "sustained a gunshot wound to his hand and the suspect was mortally wounded," the statement said.

The injured officer was transported to a hospital and listed in stable condition.

Police detectives and the department's internal affairs division are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Inglewood Police Department at 310-412-5240 or its 24-hour anonymous hotline at 888-412-7463.


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