LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect was in custody Tuesday in the wounding of a California Highway Patrol officer who was shot during a traffic stop in Los Angeles, authorities said.
The arrest was confirmed by Officer Chris Baldonado, a spokesperson for the CHP's Southern Division.
News media showed police activity at a sidewalk camp in the Van Nuys area.
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The shooting occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Monday area after the officer stopped a car in the Studio City area. The officer, whose name was not released, was hospitalized.
A car matching the description of the one involved in the incident was located at a Van Nuys apartment building.