A suspect is in custody after allegedly shooting a Los Angeles police officer Thursday morning.
The officer was on his way to work at around 5 a.m. when the shooting occurred. Emergency services rushed the officer to a local area hospital to treat his wound, police told Fox news.
The officer was in a pickup truck at the time. The officer managed to drive to the Newton Division station and request help, FOX LA reported.
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The officer was described as being is in a stable condition.
LAPD officers detained a suspect a few blocks away.
Police could not confirm any information about the suspect, but local reports indicate that suspect may be as young as 14 years old.
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The officer’s truck was seen with one window smashed in.
The investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story.