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LAPD Officer Shot in ‘Ambush-Style Attack': Police

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was shot in what police are calling an "ambush-style attack" Friday night in the Westlake District area of central Los Angeles.

The shooting was reported just before 10 p.m near 8th Street and Hartford Avenue. One person was taken into custody and police are searching for more suspects.

The officer suffered a single bullet wound to the left thigh and was taken to a nearby hospital. She is in stable condition.

The officer belonged to the LAPD Rampart Division, according to officials. Her partner was reportedly not hurt in the shooting and police said that no gunfire was exchanged.

Details on what led up to the shooting were not immediately clear.

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