Inglewood Shooting Suspect Surrenders, Police Officer Hospitalized

The injured officer is in stable condition and the suspect has surrendered. His two female hostages are safe after an hours-long standoff.

1. Updated: Nov. 28, 12:45 a.m. ET

2. Two police officers were shot on Wednesday afternoon on the corner of 108th Street and 5th Avenue in Inglewood, California.

3. The officers were responding to a domestic dispute and were shot at as they tried to enter the home.

4. The suspect barricaded himself inside the home with two hostages.

5. The 9-1-1 call was reportedly made by a 14-year-old inside the home.

6. Only one officer was shot by a firearm, being hit in the chest while wearing a bulletproof vest. Another officer received a non-firearm related injury.

7. After several hours the suspect surrendered and law enforcement confirmed the two female hostages are now safe.

PHOTO: A Police officer, holding a baby, and leading families out of the danger zone in Inglewood.

— tarawallis (@Tara Wallis)

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