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LAPD Officer Targeted In Drive-By Shooting

No injuries reported after unknown suspect fires on officer on the 5 freeway.

An officer from the Northeast Community Station was uninjured this morning after being the target of a drive-by shooting on the Northbound Interstate 5 freeway near Colorado Street.

The shooting was reported around 5:30 a.m. A four-door, older model, black Sedan pulled up alongside of the officer, who was driving home, and the passenger opened fire, hitting the car multiple times. A car window on the officer's vehicle was shattered during the incident, said Sergeant Roberto Alaniz.

The two occupants of the vehicle continued northbound on the 5 freeway towards the Burbank area and are outstanding at this hour.

This story will continue to be updated as information becomes available.

LAPD Northeast June 04, 2012 at 01:06 AM
**BLUE ALERT** Please share this with your families, friends & neighbors. One of LAPD Northeast's finest was ambushed. We need to come together on this as a community. We are looking for ANY and ALL gang tips! You can submit anonymously at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=365&DSID=365 ... (and may be eligible for reward money). You can also email us on here, or call our tip line at 1-800-222-TIPS. Thank you all. --LAPD Northeast
MoJoMoon June 04, 2012 at 02:44 PM
So he was off duty? They followed him after he got off? Must be someone he hassled on his shift......that's a huge tip.
A non y most! June 05, 2012 at 08:49 PM
Lets hope your not the one shot next, might just be someone you hassled!

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