ARLETA, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Three people were arrested Saturday morning after a shootout with a Los Angeles police officer in Arleta, authorities said.
No one was hit by gunfire, according to Los Angeles police. One officer suffered a minor hand injury from a fall in the incident.
Officials were conducting an investigation into a stolen vehicle in the Hoyt Street and Canterbury Avenue area around 3 a.m. when they saw three people on the sidewalk on Hoyt Street, the LAPD said in a series of tweets.
A man from the trio turned to officers and allegedly pointed a pistol in their direction, police said. An officer shot the man and all three people ran away.
A large perimeter was established and a SWAT team and K-9 unit responded to help search the area.
All three people were later found, with two of the people suffering K-9 bites, the LAPD said. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.
At this time, the pistol the suspect was armed with has not been found,” the LAPD said.