A 14-year-old old boy has been detained for allegedly shooting a Los Angeles Police Officer who was driving to work on Friday morning, according to officials.
A plain-clothes officer was driving his civilian vehicle to Newton Community Police Station at around 5 a.m. in the Historic South Central District of LA Friday morning when his window suddenly exploded, cops said.
“As he crossed the intersection he realizes or hears the glass of his vehicle has shattered. Then he felt a sharp pain in the back of his head,” Assistant Chief Robert Marino said at a news conference Friday afternoon.
Marino said the officer, an unidentified 20-year veteran, continued driving to the police station, just blocks away from where he was shot, and ran