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3 LAPD officers shot in Lincoln Heights


Three Los Angeles police officers were shot Wednesday night in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, law enforcement sources said.

Few details were available. But the shooting happened after 6 p.m. on North Broadway at Mission Avenue.

The three officers, part of the canine unit, were searching for a suspect when that person opened fire, the sources said. The suspect was initially barricaded inside a building.

The status of the officers is unknown at this time.

Videos on social media showed a large police presence in the area.

LAPD issued a tactical alert due to the shooting, allowing them to keep officers on shifts.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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