Man arrested after shootout with police in South LA

The Los Angeles Police Department arrested an armed suspect Friday after an officer fired shots in South Los Angeles during a confrontation. 

It happened around 10:24 p.m. Thursday when officers tried to stop a felony suspect who took off running near Imperial Highway and Success Avenue, LAPD said. 

As he was running he fired a gun at officers, who fired back, LAPD added. No one was hurt. 

Police have established a perimeter in the area and called out a SWAT unit after the suspect evaded them and entered a nearby residential neighborhood. 

He was found a few hours later by officers in a nearby neighborhood. 

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