LAPD investigating officer who allegedly brandished gun off-duty

LAPD spokeswoman confirms woman in photo is an officer

Los Angeles police are investigating an off-duty officer who was photographed brandishing a gun while driving on the freeway, officials said.

The officer was seen driving a dark blue Chevy Tahoe SUV eastbound on the 60 Freeway when she took a handgun and pointed it into traffic, according to photographs obtained by ABC Channel 7. 

A police spokeswoman confirmed that the woman is a Los Angeles Police Department officer but would not identify her. Police and California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the incident.

It is unclear when the photos were taken.

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