Man Suspected of Attempted Murder Shot, Injured by Officer in East L.A.: Police

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A man wanted on suspicion of attempting to kill a person in Monterey Park over the weekend was hospitalized in unknown condition after being shot by an officer in East Los Angeles Wednesday morning, police said.

A bullet-ridden Monterey Park Police Department car is seen in East L.A. on March 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A bullet-ridden Monterey Park Police Department car is seen in East L.A. on March 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Police located the "armed and dangerous" man near East Fourth Street and South Woods Avenue when the incident occurred, Monterey Park Police Department Lt. Carrie Mazelin said.

The allegedly armed man was shot during an altercation with officers and transported to the hospital in unknown condition, according to Mazelin and Sky5 aerials around 9:30 a.m.

The scene stretched to Escuela Street and South Woods Avenue, at the northeast corner of Garfield Senior High School.

A bicycle, bag and papers could be seen on the ground near a shooting involving an officer in East Los Angeles on March 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A bicycle, bag and papers could be seen on the ground near a shooting involving an officer in East Los Angeles on March 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A police cruiser with about a dozen bullet holes in its drivers-side window was at the scene, and a bicycle, bag and papers were on the ground at the location, aerial footage showed.

Police did not say if the man fire his weapon.

The man was wanted in connection to a shooting at a 7-Eleven parking lot at 281 East Pomona Blvd. around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

Two men got into an altercation when one man produced a handgun, shot the other man in the stomach, and fled on a bicycle, Sgt. Duke said at the time.

The victim was a marine based in Camp Pendleton, Lt. Bill Cuevas said.

He had no gangs ties, Duke added.

An ambulance transports a patient suffering from a gunshot wound in East Los Angeles on March. 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

An ambulance transports a patient suffering from a gunshot wound in East Los Angeles on March. 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)