5  

LAPD shoots at attempted murder suspect when attepting to arrest him in Torrance

pic By: ThisIsButter1 (9836.00) Views: 1736 Score: 5 Used: 0 Bookmark: 0 Shares: 11 Downloads: 15

A man who was shot by Los Angeles police while they were attempting to arrest him in Torrance was treated and released at a hospital and remained jailed Friday on suspicion of attempted murder.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the shooting occurred around 3:45 a.m. Thursday in the 4800 block of Torrance Boulevard, where Gang and Narcotics Division and Metropolitan Division plain-clothes officers were assisting Juvenile Division detectives to serve an arrest warrant. Police said earlier the warrant was related to a child abuse investigation.

The suspect, 44-year-old Erick Franco-Sanchez, saw officers gathering outside his home and fired multiple shots from the home, police said. Police returned fire, striking the suspect, who surrendered a short time later. He was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released, then subsequently booked on suspicion of attempted murder, police said.

An officer was also treated and released at a hospital for a graze wound to an arm suffered in the shooting, according to the LAPD. No other injuries were reported.

A gun and ammunition were recovered from the scene of the shooting, police said.

According to jail records, Franco-Sanchez was being held in lieu of $2.85 million bail.

No details were immediately released on the nature of the original child abuse investigation that prompted the arrest warrant.

ID
ndnfoo Copy
License
Unknown
Type
video
Duration
4:32
Date
May-19-2024
By
ThisIsButter1 (9836.00)

Comments: 1 - Login to add and view comments


Be the first one to fix this item!