LAPD declares tactical alert citywide after 2 suspects fire at patrol car

Los Angeles police respond to the scene of a shooting at 62nd and Hoover streets Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

The Los Angeles Police Department has declared a citywide tactical alert after two suspects fired at a patrol car with a rifle Sunday night.

The incident occurred at 62nd and Hoover streets at about 9:20 p.m. Police say every available officer has been sent to the area.

One suspect is in custody. A wide perimeter is set up from Gage Avenue to 61st Street and between Hoover Street and Vermont Avenue as officers search for the second suspect.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous.

Neighbors are being warned to stay inside. A rifle has been recovered. No officers were injured.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as soon as they become available.


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