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August 01, 2014
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LAPD searching for shotgun that fell off cop's motorcycle

The gun locking mechanism broke and the gun fell off

By Ryan Parker
Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — LAPD is searching for a shotgun that fell off a police motorcycle Thursday.

Police have shutdown the immediate area of South Vermont Avenue and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard as officers search for the shotgun, police said.

The gun locking mechanism broke and the gun fell off, police said.

As of 7:50 p.m., the gun had not been located, police said.

It is unclear if the shotgun was loaded.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Copyright 2014 the Los Angeles Times

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