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LA cop shot dead, suspect in custody

A suspect is in custody after allegedly shooting a Los Angeles police officer on Thursday morning.

The officer was on his way to work around 5 a.m. when the shooting occurred. Emergency services transported the officer to a local hospital to treat his injury, police told Fox News.

The officer was in a van at the time. The officer managed to get to the Newton Division station and call for help, FOX LA reported.

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The officer was described as being in stable condition.

LAPD agents arrested a suspect a few blocks away.

Police could not confirm any information about the suspect, but local reports indicate the suspect may be as young as 14.


The officer’s truck was seen with a broken window.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story.