A Los Angeles Police Department officer was shot during a stop on a pedestrian in Boyle Heights Friday, police said.
The shooting took place near the intersection of Malabar Street and North Fickett Street around 7:10 p.m., according to the LAPD.
The officer did not suffer life-threatening injuries, Officer Mike Lopez, the department's public information officer, said. The officer was taken to a local hospital to receive treatment and was in stable condition, the department said.
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LAPD Chief Michel Moore said the officer, a five-year veteran, was struck in the arm.
A male suspect in his 20s was taken into custody and a gun was recovered at the scene, the LAPD said.
The suspect was not struck by gunfire, Moore said.