2 Arrested After Exchanging Gunfire With LAPD in East Hollywood: Authorities

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Two men were in custody after a shootout with Los Angeles police Saturday afternoon in East Hollywood, authorities said.

An investigation was underway after police exchanged gunfire with two men in East Hollywood on Jan. 30, 2016, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said. (Credit: KTLA)
An investigation was underway after police exchanged gunfire with two men in East Hollywood on Jan. 30, 2016, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said. (Credit: KTLA)

No one was injured in the shooting, which took place about 3 p.m. in the area of Clinton Street and North Heliotrope Drive, said Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

While on patrol in the area, an LAPD Metropolitan Division officer encountered two men armed with handguns, according to Lopez.

An exchange of gunfire ensued, the spokesman said, adding that no one was struck.

The two gunmen were subsequently taken into custody, the LAPD said. They were not immediately identified.

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