No one struck in Pasadena officer-involved shooting

PASADENA — Police shot at, but did not hit, an armed man before taking him into custody at an apartment complex late Saturday, authorities said.
The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of an injury to his arm believed to have been sustained while fleeing from police through an apartment complex, but was not wounded by gunfire, Pasadena police Lt. Jason Clawson said. His name was not available.
The incident began when officers responded to a report of a “fight in progress” about 9:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Garfield Avenue, just north of Washington Boulevard, Pasadena police officials said in a written statement.
“Upon arrival, a pedestrian pointed out a male adult as being armed with a handgun,” the statement said.
“When officers attempted to detain the suspect, he fled on foot into an apartment complex, where an officer involved shooting ultimately occurred.”
One officer fired a weapon in the shooting in the apartment complex at the northwest corner of Garfield Avenue and Grandview Street, officials said. It was not clear how many shots were fired.
Further details of what prompted the officer to open fire were not available.
The man continued fleeing through the apartment complex before being taken into custody, Clawson said. He was being detained at a hospital while he was treated for an injury to his arm apparently suffered while fleeing police, but had not been formally arrested early Sunday.
Officers recovered a firearm from the scene, police said.
No officers or bystanders were injured in the incident, officials added.

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