There has been an LAPD Officer-Involved Shooting in the area of Santa Monica Blvd & Wilton Pl within @LAPDHollywood Division. Preliminary info is that officers responded to a suicidal male radio call at approx 2:10pm in the area of Santa Monica Blvd & Wilton Place.
Upon arrival officers made contact with the subject and a Rottweiler. During the encounter an Officer-Involved Shooting occurred and an officer was struck by gunfire. The officer’s injuries appear to be non-life threatening.
It appears the officer was struck by “friendly fire”, but that has not been confirmed. The subject, who was armed with a pair of scissors, was taken into custody. The dog was injured & taken to a local vet for treatment, but the cause of the injury has not been determined.