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. (Published Monday, Mar 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.

    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. (Published Monday, Mar 24, 2014)

    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.

    Officer Injured in Hollywood Hills Shooting

    [LA] Officer Injured in Hollywood Hills Shooting
    A suspect in a Hollywood Hills shooting was dead after an officer was injured responding to a domestic abuse call Monday morning, sources told NBC4. Patrick Healy reports live for the NBC4 News at Noon on Monday, March 24, 2014. (Published Monday, Mar 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"

    Neighbors React to Hollywood Hills Shooting

    [LA] Neighbors React to Hollywood Hills Shooting
    A heavy police response to a shooting involving an LAPD officer in the Hollywood Hills led to several street closures and worried residents. One man who was in the area recounts what he saw when the shooting occurred. John Cádiz Klemack reports live for the NBC4 News at Noon on Monday, March 24, 2014. (Published Monday, Mar 24, 2014)

    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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