Gunmen fire on LAPD patrol car in South L.A., prompting tactical alert

Police arrest one of the suspects at the scene and recover a rifle on Sunday on Hoover Street near 62nd Street in Los Angeles. A second suspect remains at large early Monday.

Two suspects fired on a police patrol car with a rifle in South Los Angeles late Sunday night, prompting a citywide tactical alert that resulted in the arrest of one suspect and a massive manhunt for the second individual, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m. as officers were driving southbound on Hoover Street near 62nd Street, said Deputy Chief Bob Green. The officers returned fire.

Written by RICHARD WINTON AND MATT STEVENS
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