LAPD Releases Dramatic Video of Officer Being Ambushed, Frightening Gun Fight

The LAPD on Friday released video of the ambush in April of one of their officers. The officer survived the attack. So did his assailant. The video — showing a gun battle between the suspect and the officer on the night of April 20th — is no less harrowing.

The officer is shown chasing the suspect and out of nowhere, another suspect shoots the officer at point blank range. It is both violent and vivid. CBS2/KCAL9’s Laurie Perez looked at the video and says it’s disturbing no matter how many times you see it. CBS2/KCAL9 showed the video — a combination of security camera footage and images from the officers’ body cameras — proceeded by a warning about its intensity… CBS News Los Angeles

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