An off-duty Los Angeles police officer opened fire Tuesday during a physical confrontation with two male juveniles in Anaheim, police reported.
One juvenile was taken into custody for making criminal threats and battery, while the second juvenile was arrested for assault and battery, police said in a news release.
After firing his gun the off-duty LAPD officer detained at least one of the juveniles, Anaheim police said.
Investigators said several juveniles who witnessed the altercation were interviewed.
The off-duty LAPD officer was cooperating with the investigation and was not arrested, police said.
The incident remains under investigation by homicide detectives from the Anaheim Police Department because the officer fired his gun. Findings will be turned over to the District Attorney’s office for review.
LAPD is also conducting an internal investigation.