The Los Angeles Police Department has declared a tactical alert in the city after two people fired at a patrol car with a rifle

Los Angeles on Tactical Alert After Two People Fire at Patrol Car

Source: Sputnik |

The city of Los Angeles, California has been put on tactical alert after two suspects fired at a patrol car with rifles on Sunday night, according to a report posted on, the website of the local ABC affiliate.

Police say one suspect is in custody and they are searching for the second one.

The incident occurred at 62nd and Hoover streets at about 9:20 p.m. Police say every available officer has been sent to the area.

Authorities said two officers were rolling down the street when they observed the muzzle of a rifle firing in their direction, according to CBS Los Angeles.

A rifle has reportedly been recovered. But it remains unclear if more than one weapon was used in the alleged attack.