LAPD Officer Wounded in Hollywood Hills Shooting

LAPD officers were responding to a domestic violence report before the shooting, which led to a barricade situation

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    An officer was injured after responding to a domestic dispute. The shooter barricaded himself within a home and after a four-hour standoff, the man was found dead. John Cádiz Klemack reports from Hollywood for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014.

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer was injured during a response to a domestic violence call that led to a shooting and standoff Monday morning at a Hollywood Hills home.

    Law enforcement sources told NBC4 that the gunman -- whose identity was not immediately available -- died after the confrontation that stemmed from a domestic violence call that was reported at about 8:05 a.m. in the 8100 block of Gould Avenue (map). Responding officers were involved in a shooting with someone inside the home, according to the police department.

    Details regarding the officer's injuries were not immediately available, but the injuries are considering non-life threatening. The officer and a person who had been inside the residence were hospitalized.

    LAPD Officer Wounded in Shooting

    [LA] LAPD Officer Wounded in Shooting
    An officer was wounded in a standoff with a shooter who had barricaded himself inside a home. The injury is tragic, especially just a few weeks after another LAPD officer died in a car crash. Patrick Healy reports from Cedars Sinai Hospital for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014.

    It was not immediately clear whether the officer was struck by gunfire or shrapnel during the shooting.

    At about 10:30 a.m., LAPD Chief Charlie Beck tweeted: "Spoke with our wounded officer. Thankfully she is doing well. Please keep her & our officers in your thoughts & prayers. @LAPDHollywood"

    At least two LAPD armored vehicles were at the property off Laurel Canyon Boulevard during a standoff after the shooting.

    Southbound Laurel Canyon Boulevard was closed at Mulholland Drive for the investigation. Northbound lanes are closed at Franklin Avenue.

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