L.A. officer shot in thigh; assailant wounded

Copyright 2007 Los Angeles Times

A Los Angeles police officer was shot in the thigh Friday night by a man who also was wounded, authorities said.

The officer was following up on the man, accused a day earlier of assault with a deadly weapon, when the shooting occurred in the 14300 block of Nordhoff Street in Panorama City, according to LAPD spokesman Jason Lee.

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