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Shots Fired at Whittier Police Officer

Posted On: March 29, 2014

At 11:00PM on March 28th, a Whittier Police Officer attempted to stop a pedestrian in the roadway in the area of Santa Fe Springs Road and Nogal Avenue.  As the Officer drove towards the person, he suddenly turned, firing several rounds at the Officer’s patrol car. While keeping view of the suspect's direction of travel, the Officer broadcast information that initiated a substantial response resulting in the suspect being located and arrested.  While the Officer’s unit sustained minor damage, the Officer is unharmed.  The case remains under investigation at this time.