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Man Hospitalized After Being Shot by Police in Whittier

The wounded man, described as a suspect in the news release, was struck by the gunfire and taken to a local hospital. Whittier police encountered a man in the area and an officer-involved shooting occurred, according to the news release. Anyone with information was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 323-890-5500. Those who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477). Emergency crews were called to Whittier after an officer opened fire on Nov. (Credit: KTLA)
The incident occurred in the 13400 block of Penn Street at about 6:11 a.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. His condition was unknown, according to the Sheriff’s Department, which was called in to help with an investigation into the shooting. 33.979179
-118.032844 A man was hospitalized after being shot by an officer in Whittier Wednesday morning. 16, 2016. No information about what led to the shooting was immediately available.