Police Arrest Man Who Evaded Officers, Prompted Shooting: LAPD

Authorities arrested a man after he evaded an attempt to arrest him, prompting a search involving officers and police dogs Wednesday in the Westlake area of Los Angeles, police said.

Police found the man inside someone's home after they set up a perimeter, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Authorities did not immediately say why officers tried to stop the man.

The search effort included an officer firing at the man near the intersection of Occidental Boulevard and Hyans Street around 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, said Sgt. Melvin Gamble of Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division.

No injuries were reported.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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