Off-duty LAPD officer shoots 2 suspects in suburban Downey

DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer has shot and wounded two suspects in suburban Downey.

LAPD Capt. Andrew Neiman tells the Los Angeles Times ( ) the shooting was reported around 1 a.m. Monday in a residential neighborhood.

Neiman says details of the shooting remain unclear because investigators are still talking to the officer.

Neiman says the officer was hurt, but not shot. The officer was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspects, who were not named, were taken to a hospital in unknown condition.

Downey Police Department detectives are performing a criminal investigation, while LAPD  officials conduct an administrative probe.

Downey is a city of about 110,000 people 15 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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