Los Angeles police asked for the public’s help Saturday to identify the driver of a black SUV who fired at an off-duty officer in Reseda.

The attack happened about 5:45 a.m. while the off-duty officer in his personal car and the SUV driver were on Vanowen Street in the area of Lindley Avenue, the LAPD reported.

The shots fired at the unnamed officer missed him but hit his car, the LAPD reported.

Anyone with information on the SUV driver was asked to call the LAPD’s Robbery Homicide Division at 213-486-6910 or the LAPD’s tipline at 877-527-3247. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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