Off-Duty Officer Shoots and Injures 2 Burglary Suspects

An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer shot and wounded two burglary suspects early Monday at his home in Downey.

The shooting occurred about 1 a.m. at the officer's home in the 7800 block of Borson Street, according to the Downey Police Department.

According to Downey police and the LAPD, the officer -- whose name was withheld -- suffered minor injuries during the confrontation with the two suspects and was treated at a hospital.

The unidentified suspects were both taken for hospital treatment of gunshot wounds that were apparently non-life-threatening.

The officer is assigned to the LAPD's Olympic Station.

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