2 LAPD officers injured in South Los Angeles shooting; gunmen at large

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A search is underway for two male suspects who opened fire on two LAPD officers in South Los Angeles Sunday. The officers suffered minor injuries.

A search is underway for two male suspects who opened fire on two LAPD officers in South Los Angeles Sunday.

The shooting was reported in the area of 65th Street and Broadway at about 5:45 p.m., police said.

The officers, who were in plain clothes and in an unmarked vehicle at the time of the shooting, were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Investigators say the narcotics officers returned fire, but it was unclear if the suspects were hit.

Several people were detained for questioning in connection to the shooting, but police believe two male suspects remain at large.

Dozens of SWAT deputies and police dogs participated in the search.

Police respond to the scene of an officer-involved shooting near 65th Street and Broadway in South Los Angeles Sunday, March 15, 2015.



A large perimeter was set up from Gage to Florence avenues and Broadway to Main Street.

"We are asking the public to shelter in place and to call 911 if there is any unusual activity in their yards or in their neighborhood," said Los Angeles police Det. Meghan Aguilar.

No further details were immediately released. Anyone with further information was urged to call 911.

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