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Officer wounded in gunfight with suspect in Watts

Officer wounded in gunfight with suspect in Watts

A call came in around 11 p.m. near 111th and Antwerp streets. Authorities said officers were doing extra patrol around the Nickerson Gardens housing complex when they tried dispersing a group.

One of the people in the group fled on foot and the officers began chasing him. During the foot chase, the suspect took out a handgun and a shooting ensued.

One of the suspects was shot and killed. During the shooting, an officer was hit and taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

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National Night Out 2016

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LAPPL Statement on Murder of Three Police Officers and Shooting of Four Others in Baton Rouge

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Our prayers and deepest sympathies go to the families and friends of the Baton Rouge police officers and sheriff’s deputies who were ambushed and murdered this morning. We also pray for the recovery of the surviving officers. To the men and women of the Baton Rouge Police Department and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s office, we mourn with you.

To the civic leaders of our nation, the platitudes and “rhetorical support” for law enforcement must end and be replaced with action. Our police officers deserve your strongest support and undivided attention. Now that ten law enforcement officers have been murdered in ten days, what will you do to keep our communities safe? We need your actions, not your words.

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LAPPL statement on the murder and injury of Dallas Police Officers and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police

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Our prayers and deepest sympathies go to the families and friends of the Dallas Police officers and Dallas Area Rapid Transit officers who were killed and injured in abhorrent acts of violence.

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