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Police shoot person in downtown L.A. while responding to altercation

A Los Angeles police officer shot a person during a confrontation Sunday afternoon in downtown’s skid row, authorities said.

Police responded to a call about an altercation between two people at San Pedro and 5th streets about 11:30 a.m., said Officer Jack Richter.

After police arrived, “an officer-involved shooting occurred,” he said.

The identity of the person who was shot was not immediately released.

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No officers were injured during the incident and no other details were immediately available, Richter said.

Twitter: @jackdolanLAT


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