LAPD officer pistol whipped inside his police precinct, suspect shot at
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was disarmed, shot at and pistol whipped inside a police station by an assailant, according to authorities.
The alteration took place inside the Harbor station in San Pedro at around 10 p.m. on Saturday night. In a news conference, LAPD Chief Michel Moore said the suspect had walked into the station and gotten into an altercation with the officer, during which he managed to take the officer’s gun.
“During that altercation, it appears at this very early stage that the officer’s weapon was taken from him and rounds were fired by the individual at the officer,” Moore said.
According to Moore, none of the rounds that were fired at the officer struck him. A watch commander who heard the commotion in the lobby opened fire on the suspect, but did…