One Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Hollywood

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012  |  Updated 4:11 PM PDT
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One Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Hollywood

Police vehicles at the scene of an officer-involved shooting Thursday in Hollywood.

One person was killed when shots were fired as officers responded Thursday morning to a domestic violence call in the in Hollywood.

The shooting occurred at about 7:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Whitley Avenue (map).

There were no reports of injuries involving officers, who were responding to call regarding a domestic violence assault with a weapon.

"Officers were met with the victim," said Officer Richard French, of the LAPD. "The victim directed the officer in the direction of the suspect, at which point an officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect is dead."

Details regarding what led to the shooting and whether the subject was armed were not immediately available.

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